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Keep an eye out for Medicarespecific rule. As statespecific COVID19 vaccination mandates start to hit home health and hospice agencies a federal regulation on vaccination for all companies with more t... [ Read More ]
Second interim final rule implements additional protections and addresses the independent dispute resolution process. On Sept. 30 2021 the Department of Health and Human Services HHS the Department of... [ Read More ]
HEALTHCON Regional 2021 got off to a great start and the level of excitement remained high going into the third day. Many attendees both inperson and virtual began their day with the networking breakf... [ Read More ]
Those attending the first day of AAPCs Charleston regional conference hit the ground running and day two was no different. The day began with an early networking breakfast and a barrage of sightseeing... [ Read More ]
Education networking and good times drew hundreds of medical billers coders auditors and other healthcare business professionals to an AAPC regional conference today. The threeday conference Oct. 46 c... [ Read More ]
Any advise on billing internal fetal monitoring (IUPC)
Can code 59050 be billed on same date of delivery?
Can IUPC 59050, be billed with 59200 (induction of labor)
59050 be billed with 59070 (Transab... [ Read More ]
I have a new doctor ( Dr A) that starting seeing patients before she was fully contracted with some insurances. The owner/top doctor ( Dr B) wants me to bill all of Dr A's claims as locum tenens using... [ Read More ]
I have a situation where a client was seen for a CDA and through the evaluation the client refused to talk and a diagnosis could not be determined. However, the client was seen after the initial CDA f... [ Read More ]
We are considering using oral sedation in the office for ABR’s on young children. Can you give me some information on the codes that might be involved for the drug administration, monitoring and et... [ Read More ]
Can anyone please verify the correct way to bill a pap that was part of annual preventative but was done on a different date of service?
A patients comes in we bill 99396 with Z00.00, insurance pays v... [ Read More ]
I work in pain management and my doctor is talking about using people from out of the country to read his notes and send feed back on note corrections/completion to help me free up my time. Currently... [ Read More ]
If you have two or more stable chronic diseases and your provider says to continue the medications that the patient is on; do you consider this prescription management? Is this a 99214? Everyon... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone. How are you handling office consultations these days? Many payers don't accept the 9924x codes and require new patient codes to be used instead. Are your physicians documenting cons... [ Read More ]
Has anyone used the COSC training course? I have the practice exam and the study guide already, which is just about 24 practice cases. This is supposed to give you more to study.
Please let me know t... [ Read More ]