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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 ]
Does anyone know whether 99072 requires the dictation to include the actual minutes spent for going over the required information? I know everything keeps saying that it's used to cover the time spent... [ Read More ]
A patient has alopecia and the provider is going to inject steroid. I cannot find a code that is just for a 'general' injection for this. If anyone can help it would be much appreciated!
Thank you... [ Read More ]
Hello everyone. I am new to billing for colonoscopies. It is my understanding that I bill Medicare the G codes for colonoscopies. Do I bill the G code for the professional fee also or just the facilit... [ Read More ]
Can we bill 99211 as telehealth/telemed if our MA calls patient and reviews home blood pressure readings with patient? The MA then gives the information to the provider and the provider will then dete... [ Read More ]
Hello, I have a patient had cesarean section 9 days post op .
Incision had re opened and came to ER .
On exam 1 cm opening to the right of the midline iodoform was removed .
incision cleaned with per... [ Read More ]
So I just passed my CPC exam recently and am ready to start applying for jobs. I have over 2 years experience in a busy medical office, although my hospital outsources coding. I have also taken 2 medi... [ Read More ]
These new guidelines only apply to office visit codes (99202-99205, 99211-99215). However, my question is about all the other E/M codes. Those codes still require the Hx and PE elements t... [ Read More ]
I am trying to verify how to code the following:
Resident is with patient in office and supervising physician sees/talks with patient and supervises resident via audio/video.
Does this code as... [ Read More ]
Hello all - general question. My knowledge has always been to make sure to have your CPT code be linked to the 1st appropriate ICD10 code (when there are several for that DOS). I generally leave the... [ Read More ]