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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 ]
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 ]
I have a new SR. Management team that wants to change the way we bill out therapy codes based on what the insurance would cover so for instance- Medicare would be billed how we always have been in the... [ Read More ]
When coding bilateral lumbar facet blocks L3-4, L4-5, and L5-S1 I use 64493-50, 64494, 64494, 64495, 64495. Most insurance companies are denying the 2nd 64494 and 64495 as duplicates or exceeding numb... [ Read More ]
Provider wants to code CPT 69200 "Foreign Body Removal from external auditory canal" for cleaning a patient's ear due to otitis externa/swimmer's ear
Provider says the infection shouldn't be... [ Read More ]
Is split thickness considered intermediate or complex closure? Graft with 5 cm 10cm came from patient's own leg to his turbinates or intranasal cavity.
Do I multiply 5 x 10 for total cm?
Is repair fo... [ Read More ]
Hi, I was wondering if anyone could answer a few questions for me. At your office do you bill 92004 and 92014 with medical dx codes very often? We rarely do and usually stick with 99204 and 99214. Our... [ Read More ]
We have an RN/IBCLC in our pediatric office who does breast feeding consults. We are currently charging a 99211 under the physician for these visits. Any advice on a way to charge for better reimbur... [ Read More ]