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Our physicians regularly document in their assessment and plan management options such as:
"If no improvement with the above plan, consider LESI."
"Can consider SI joint injections bas... [ Read More ]
I work for a behavioral health agency that is 84 & 95 Medicaid certification. For our services a biopsychosocial assessment 90791. As an initial assessment they are doing a SUD assessment H0001. W... [ Read More ]
Provider A saw the patient on 5/20/22 and billed 99222. Patient was readmitted on 6/19 /2022, and another provider from the same group specialty did the consultation this time. Can I billed an initia... [ Read More ]
CCM - Chronic Care Management threshold time is met at 15 minutes for the first 20 minutes. When "each additional" 20 minutes is met 99439 what is the minimum threshold? Provider(s) are stat... [ Read More ]
We have some discussions around a hospital contracting with an FQHC... The FQHC providers are providing the prenatal care and then may not be on call so a provider not associated with same TIN/ group... [ Read More ]
We all are very familiar with ROI and the many HIPAA rules. How about rules surrounding receipt of records. I "grew up" in hospital systems running physician practices. Every system I worked... [ Read More ]
Hello. I am currently studying for exam and I am confused about G-codes. Are G-codes in HCPCS the only codes you can use for Medicare? If a patient has an insurance other than Medicare, can you still ... [ Read More ]
Just wondering if other Surgery coders are billing for BOTH Fluoroscopy done during surgery (76000) as well as for X-rays taken at the time of the surgery (ex: 2 views of hip 73502). I've checked in C... [ Read More ]
Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination Edit Software effectiveOct. 12011 are available.The changes announced in Transmittal 2257 reflect changes to ICD9CM codes made in national cov... [ Read More ]