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Understand the additional work required to receive rightful payment. When a procedure exceeds the normal range of complexity modifier 22 Increased procedural services may come into play. But difficult... [ Read More ]
42 FAQs clarify the finer points of billing during the threeday payment period. A Dec. 3 2020 MLN Matters article reaffirms appropriate billing procedures and compliance associated with the threeday w... [ Read More ]
Where do diagnosis and procedure codes come from Find out An ICD10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee virtual meeting is scheduled for March 910 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Centers for Medicare 38 M... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Can anyone guide me as to roughly what cpt code this should be? Looking in the "Direct repair of aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, or excision (partial or total) and graft insertion, wit... [ Read More ]
Hello. Is anyone else as upset about UHC's new OptumPay service as I am? We are a small CAH and cannot absorb the cost of paying for a remittance advice. I actually question if this is even legal. ... [ Read More ]
Hi, first time forum poster so bare with me.
I code for a Dermatology Clinic and I have a P.A. that was previously a GP provider and brand new to Derm. She is making me question myself. So the scenari... [ Read More ]
We did a depo shot for Contraceptive Injectable Management. Would this be considered a self limited or minor problem? I have an issue with calling it an illness or injury. Thank you for you opinio... [ 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 ]
getting familiar in coding for gastro, can anyone be my second eyes here, am I capturing appropriate codes.
CPT: 45381, 45385 or should it be 45381,45388
There was a 13mm broad based polyp located... [ Read More ]
I've been told since the pt is pregnant and not presenting with an illness or injury, column 1 (Number and Complexity of problems addressed) doesn't apply. So when reviewing documentation and leveling... [ Read More ]