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Looking for anyone that has heard from their software vendor that every user in the organization (providers, coders, data entry staff, front desk, nursing staff, etc) who use any of the CPT codes is r... [ Read More ]
I’ve had my CPC since 2017 and I’ve yet to actually work as a coder for the reason being that a lot of companies want experienced coders. I’ve kept up with my CEU’s and always kept my certific... [ Read More ]
A MD sees a patient in hospital for one week long stay. He sees patient subsequently twice in one day. Can 99231 be billed twice for same day?
Are both visits combined for 1 total 99231 or 99232?
Ar... [ Read More ]
I am new to the AAPC Forum Community and will be taking my CPC Exam next month. I originally was going to take the in-person exam but decided to take it online. I am a terrible timed-t... [ Read More ]
Our physician had a patient present for a left heart cath but the procedure was discontinued as follows:
INDICATION AND DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: Right groin and right wrist were prepped and draped
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Status post repair of dural tear from an extensive instrumented posterior
spine fusion down at another facility with a persistent dural tear.
Repair of dural tear w... [ Read More ]
I need help settling a dispute in my office. Our providers sometimes do a bx followed by ed&c if they are clinically suspicious of it being malignant. Typically this is only done on older patients... [ Read More ]
Hey, all. I embarked on this career path in April of this year. August marked 6 months of being unemployed for me. As of a couple weeks ago I completed my billing/coding course. I knew from the start ... [ Read More ]