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Released earlier than usual the fiscal year FY 2022 ICD10CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting became available online Monday July 12 and include instructions for assigning novel code U09.9 ... [ Read More ]
The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live July 15 at 11 a.m. MT 1 p.m. ET focused on career paths and certifications. Moderator and AAPC Social Media Manager Alex McKinley was joined by National Advisory ... [ Read More ]
Proposed rule improves payment rates incentives and ESRD treatment choices. Disadvantaged Medicare patients suffer from endstage renal disease ESRD at higher rates and are also more likely to be readm... [ Read More ]
Interim final rule lays groundwork for implementing No Surprises Act by 2022. On July 1 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHS Labor and Treasury and the Office of Personnel Management i... [ Read More ]
Who has time to read all those wordy news releases and transmittals Here8217s news you can use in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest coding and billing updates that will affect your Medicare Part... [ Read More ]
Does anybody have luck getting 83036 (hemoglobin A1C) paid for on the same date of service that a CMP or BMP (80053 or 80048) is checked? A lot of these patients have diabetes so it doesn't seem unre... [ Read More ]
Good Morning and thanks in advance for any help. Our new Managed Medicaid Healthy Blue claims are being denied looking for the original Medicaid Number. Availity seems to need this number for any in... [ Read More ]
I need to know how to code for administration of Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human) Nabi-HB
Patient given 1G 0.6mg IM x1 dose
This is the first time we have ever done this in our office
Are the corr... [ Read More ]
Is anyone getting paid for 29823 with 29827, 29828, or 29824? If so, are you needing to add a modifier other than 51? I have heard of modifier 59 being used, which doesn't seem right to me. I know AA... [ Read More ]
Can anyone clarify "through 18 years of age"? I'm very literal and taking that to mean until the patient's 19th birthday. I'm being told, no it's any day after the patient's 18th birthday.... [ Read More ]
I am new to Biventricular Pacemakers. I had a physician do a Biventricular Generator change it has right ventricle lead and left ventricle lead. Would I use 33228 ?
Kayla... [ Read More ]
I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?
I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only s... [ Read More ]
Infertility - if we have a recipient of a donated egg/oocyte / hers are not viable and using partner sperm- is there a DX code that would describe this for billing - I've come across codes for the don... [ Read More ]