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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 have schedule my CPC exam on April 2021 and i just have books from 2020, so my question is will it be still ok to bring 2020 books during or do i need to have 2021 books, will there be lo... [ Read More ]
Provider billed 28470x2
After appealing with chart notes, UHC says that the chart notes do not support that the 28470 was preformed. Dispensal of pneumatic cam walker was document... [ Read More ]
I have a question regarding the level of Risk with management options. How would we determine the difference between Minimal Risk or Low Risk when no specific management options are discussed other t... [ Read More ]
Hello we are a GI practice billing for the professional and facility component of the ultrasound. Our own physician orders the ultrasound and the ultrasound tech does the ultrasound. The physician int... [ Read More ]
Code J7611 states it's a concentrated form, this must mean they have to add something to it its not ready to go right? Do you know how it's prepared do they add saline? I always remember using J7613,... [ Read More ]
Please help to code - which should be used debridement codes 11042, 11045 x 7 or excision code 11406.
Diagnosis: Necrotizing infection, right lateral thigh measuring 15 x 10 cm.
Operative Procedure:... [ Read More ]
How is an in-house lab (Lab-Corp) set up in a Provider Based Physician Clinic. How is the billing done and CLIA, does lab-corp have to have their own CLIA number? Any help would be appreciated.... [ Read More ]
Clinical laboratory, We are currenting bill U0004 with G2023 and for some reason within the last month insurance companies started denying the G2023 as inclusive to the U0004. Is this correct? Was... [ Read More ]