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Understand consent laws and other factors that affect HIV diagnosis coding. By G.J. Verhovshek MA CPC and Renee Dustman QIve been told that depending on the patients insurance carrier a written consen... [ Read More ]
Make Assigning HIV and AIDS Diagnosis Codes Straight Forward. By Katherine Abel CPC CPMA CPCI CMRS Assigning ICD9CM codes for human immunodeficiency virus HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AI... [ Read More ]
I work for an independent lab, was wondering if any other labs are having luck getting paid on appeal for G0481,G0482 and G0483 with Humana? Their drug testing policy states not covered but we have a ... [ Read More ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
Doc coded the appointment with 99213, 93793 and 36592. There is rejection for both 93793 and 36595 can not bill with 99213
Is there another way to receive reimbursement for labs?
Should it be a dif... [ Read More ]
From a independent lab standpoint, Can you tell me if a doctor test for Flu or Strep via clia waived POC test in the office will the lab be able to test and bill for the PCR FLU and Strep or Strep cul... [ Read More ]
1--If and RX is given, but picked up OTC, is this low or moderate risk?
2--If a medicine can be both OTC and RX, is it low or moderate risk? ie what is the best way to find out if a medicine is over ... [ Read More ]
Hi, I have a case in which a patient was not a candidate for a labor epidural. The patient was placed on a remifentanil pca and subsequently needed a c-section. I am not sure how to code this, because... [ Read More ]
I am coding for a outpatient infusion clinic facility, not professional fees- Should be easy, right?! Yea, sure! My questions do not revolve around the infusion coding.
I cannot find any writt... [ Read More ]
I am having difficulty finding an answer to this question. A patient is given an Oral tablet of Zithromax during the ER visit. While leveling the E/M for this ER visit, can this medication be conside... [ Read More ]