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Labs soon will have to work harder to merit the maximum allowed Medicare payment for highthroughput tests used to detect SARSCoV2. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has been paying lab... [ Read More ]
The Appropriate Use Criteria AUC program slated to begin Jan. 1 2021 has been postponed. A notice on the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS website states that the educational and operation... [ Read More ]
Physicians can now offer more services via telehealth and get paid. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS is adding 11 codes to the list of telehealth services payable under the Medicare P... [ Read More ]
Modifiers 26 and TC are unique coding tools that may be used in specific circumstances. It can be easy to become perplexed trying to keep the components of a procedure straight and remembering when th... [ Read More ]
Billions more available to beleaguered providers. Addon payments are available for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus COVID19 pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Servic... [ Read More ]
I am working with a department where the patient was scheduled for a procedure and the procedure was aborted. The MD was unable to find what he was looking for. We were originally going to b... [ Read More ]
I am new to the EP coding space and am unsure of how the following case should be coded or if there is anything to code at all. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Preprocedure diagnosis: pers... [ Read More ]
so my question is:
lobectomy done path comes back malignant, in the same operative session the physician removes the entire thyroid
so am i to code 60260 for all remaining tissue
or total thyroide... [ Read More ]
We are hiring an RD (registered dietitian) and she will be housed in our Endocrinology practice with one physician and an APC. Can the Endocrinologist in the office refer to his RD and for certain pay... [ Read More ]
Do you know if a modifier is required if a patient is seen for individual therapy (90837) at one location but group therapy (90853) at another location (2 different providers and locations) on the sam... [ Read More ]
I have 5-11402's that I need to bill out but it exceeds the MUE limit. We have tried to bill it a couple different ways and it keeps paying incorrectly.
I also have 12-11403's that are doing the sa... [ Read More ]
I am taking my CCC exam in a few weeks, any tips would be greatly appreciated. Does anyone have any recommendations on your extra resource to take, or good vascular tree charts to use?
Thanks!!... [ Read More ]
I'm not sure how I should code the calcific tendinitis excision? I've been looking at possibly 23000? Also, would the open rotator cuff repair bundle in, I know it's 23412, but does the documentation ... [ Read More ]