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If an NP in a multispecialty office does an exam, provides some infusions and then also has a PT provide some therapy services on the same day, can both the NP and PT put charges on the same HFCA form... [ Read More ]
58-year-old patient who is presenting with acute ischemia of the right leg.
CTA showed thrombus in the popliteal artery and poor flow from the mid calf down
He is here for a right leg... [ Read More ]
I am working for NW Asthma and Allergy as a biller and one co workers asked me how we could get some claims paid on the administration of a experimental drug; Ligelizumab. this is her que... [ Read More ]
I need feedback from Auditors and fellow coders. Let me start off by stating this provider does handwritten notes, which in itself is an issue. It is not at all helpful in justifying the level of care... [ Read More ]
What ICD10 would you assign to: Pancreatic neck mass, Low-grade neuroendocrine tumor. Here are the guidelines I have been given: Any help appreciated.
Neuroendocrine tumors are almost always ... [ Read More ]
Our practice seems to be having an issue with the visual acquity screening (99173) being billed with a E/M service(99391-99394). We append modifier 25 to the E/M service and on the 99173 we have tried... [ Read More ]
Know your guidance to maintain compliant coding. ICD10CM and the ICD10CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014 bring new guidance for hematology and oncology coders. Take the time now to b... [ Read More ]
Stellar skin cancer coding requires more than just an understanding of ICD9CM principles for neoplasms. By Betty Hovey CPC CPMA CPCI CPB CPCH CPCD The more you know about skin cancer and anatomy the e... [ Read More ]
TrailBlazer Health Enterprises issued anotice Nov. 20 reminding physicians that HCPCS Level II code J3420 Injection vitamin B12 cyanocobalamin up to 1000 mcg is noncovered as a selfadministered drug e... [ Read More ]
By Debra Mitchell MSPH CPCH There is a prevailing notion in the health care industry that V codes cannot or should not be cited as a firstlisted diagnosis. This is incorrect for several reasons Health... [ Read More ]