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Use external cause codes to report in enhanced detail and possibly streamline claims submission and payment adjudication. ByEvan M. Gwilliam DC MBA CPC CCPC CPCI CCCPC CPMA NCICS MCSP At some point in... [ Read More ]
Know the difference between being thorough and going overboard. By Jeremy Reimer CPC Recently a client asked me to review the medical records of a patient involved in a relatively minor motor vehicle ... [ Read More ]
From A to Xenograph specific language in the operative report should support the use of surgical prep codes. By Ken Camilleis CPC CPCI CMRS CPT 2012 adds new instruction and definitions for surgical p... [ Read More ]
If our provider ordered a lab and we are not billing for it, we would count a point towards Ordering of tests. Would we also count a point for Review of test for that same lab? I am confused when to u... [ Read More ]
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For the new time coding: can providers document accounts with E&M codes time ranges without selecting specific time? or they have to document time within the range.... [ Read More ]
I've been having a really hard time getting my physical therapy evaluations paid when any other form of therapy was provided during the same session, and I'm hoping someone can help.
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Hey guys. I need help please! My question: When coding a Left heart cath and the dr does a PCI, can I code these together? I am getting a CCI edit that states these procedures can't be billed together... [ Read More ]
Hey all! I used to be able to bill a pt eval 97164 w/mod 59 and then also bill therapeutic exercise (97530) and get paid for both. Recently I have been getting paid only for the 97530 and denied the... [ Read More ]
Looking to get some information on the 8 min rule. I code for ortho (New to Physical Therapy) and our PT department bills everything by the 8 min rule. After lots of research- I know the cpt codes are... [ Read More ]