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We're using Lupron (leuprolide acetate-J9217) for fertility preservation in one of our patients having chemotherapy. The insurer is denying, stating that the diagnosis is not in the list of indicated ... [ Read More ]
I am experienced Regulatory Compliance professional seeking to transition into the healthcare industry. I completed my CPC-A last October and have been applying for many entry level non-clinical posit... [ Read More ]
For documentation purposes, is it required for the doctor to document each of the following:
A) Restate the diagnosis in the plan of care, if it is selected/ documented/listed in the diagnosis sect... [ Read More ]
I'm having difficulty deciphering the difference between Neonatal Critical Care (99468-99476) vs Intensive Care (99477-99480) and their appropriate applications. When I share the CPT descriptions of t... [ Read More ]
How do you code for Social Security Disability Psychiatric Evaluation Exams (without a full medical exam) performed by a Psychiatrist?
I dug and dug but couldn't find info on this anywhere and Social... [ Read More ]
I desperately need a CPT code for a Trapziectomy [wrist] that is being done this week.
Looking at CPT 25332?
Can someone confirm or advise if there is a different code?
Thanks so much,
CW... [ Read More ]
Has anyone going through the same issue that IEHP has been denying code 93623, stating - "Procedure modifier 26 was invalid on the date of service" and to submit with a diff... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who saw a new patient via telemedicine. This patient was an 'inpatient' at an outside facility for unrelated symptoms. My provider isnt privileged at the patient's hospital. What wou... [ Read More ]