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Millennials are changing everything about how we do and how we think and their choices will challengemedical coding and billing dramatically as revealed in a recent survey by EBRI Research. Here are s... [ Read More ]
If your practice is being denied payment for evaluation and management EM services provided to established patients in their homes there could be a logical explanation. TheCenters for Medicare 38 Medi... [ Read More ]
By Ken Camilleis CPC CPCI CMRS CCSP Analyze documentation to understand the intricacies of diagnostic and procedural fracture coding. Because there are so many types of fractures and fracture treatmen... [ Read More ]
By Dixon Davis MBA MSHA CPPM The most important factor in achieving financial success in a clinic is productive providers. Higher productivity results in higher revenue while lower productivity result... [ 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 ]
I have been a veterinary technician for 16 yrs and have recently received my CPC-A certification . I am looking for a coding position or a position that will utilize my newfound coding skills. I am l... [ Read More ]
pt Comes in for arm pain and mentions they have been out of lisinopril For 5 days , Which they take for long term use for their htn . Pt isn’t having any bp issues. Final arm pain. Under the MDM MD... [ Read More ]
We have partnered with Quest, and have a physician owned lab. We are being told to bill as “office” place of service as opposed to “independent lab.” We have gone back and forth with our bil... [ Read More ]
When coding an EMG, would you pick up the "abnormal study" R94.131 in addition to the dx for example abnormal study: study shows carpal tunnel bilateral.
Would you code dx as: G56.... [ Read More ]
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- When the doctor is not affiliated with a company and he performs an echo, can we bill that Echo under the ... [ Read More ]
I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?
I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only s... [ Read More ]
I am looking for a Certified Professional Coder in the North Texas area. The position is remote with some office time required so I prefer someone in the genersl area. The job listing and applicatio... [ Read More ]