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Here are a few tips and reminders to help officers keep their chapters running smoothly. Remind chapter members when joining your virtual meetings that each must sign in with their first and last name... [ Read More ]
AAPC member Donna Stanhope CPC CHONC is a 20year veteran in the healthcare system. She has worked as a financial review specialist at a large oncology practice in Maine for the last four years where s... [ Read More ]
I am curious to know how everyone is billing Lower Extremity angioplasty when performed in the AT, PT and peroneal arteries. I am not attaching a report as this is for general knowledge as I have see... [ Read More ]
I am just needing to know if I can bill for prolonged services with an ER E&M for a Medicaid patient that also has an office visit on the same date of service? Thank You in advance for your time!... [ Read More ]
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I keep getting mix information, when a patient calls to speak to a provider for results for either a xray, labs etc and the provider calls the patient back for results .. I was tol... [ Read More ]
I am needing some verification on whether certain conditions can count towards the MDM or not. If a patient is coming in for an acute illness and the provider lists other chronic conditions under &quo... [ Read More ]
I am having issues with a provider insisting on billing 11044 with 26952. He says because it was a traumatic partial amputation of the right index finger, that he can bill for the debridement wi... [ Read More ]
Hello: Left epistaxis bedside procedure. Packed once by different provider and now being repacked by ENT. Left nasal cavity anesthestized but further exam revealed no active bleeding site.
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Hi everyone, does anyone know if ordering an EKG can be part of the cancer workup or follow up care? Or if it will be covered for cancer (ie. breast, colon, stomach etc) if patient is having continuat... [ Read More ]
Our office is wanting to start giving the blood transfusions in the office. The product will be coming from the hospital so I know they will be billing that portion. All research has led me to HCPCS 3... [ Read More ]