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Each time you meet with a patient you should document a chief complaint CC. CPT defines the CC as A concise statement describing the symptom problem condition diagnosis or other factor that is the rea... [ Read More ]
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 ]
These unique codes allow more specific diagnosis reporting and statistics. The Defense Health Agency DHA which supports the delivery of health services to Military Health System beneficiaries occasion... [ Read More ]
Here are three tips to help you report preventive medicine services successfully. Tip 1 Diagnosis Must Reflect the Reason for Visit Always match preventive medicine codes with an appropriate diagnosis... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS has removed the coverage of evidence CED requirement in the national coverage determination NCD for fluorodeoxyglucose FDG positron emission tomograph... [ Read More ]
Questions for those of you with more knowledge of Medicare vs VA for Acute Inpatient Care in Medicare-certified facility. I don't see clear answers on these issues in CMS's IOM.
A client (Medicare-c... [ Read More ]
The doctor is implanting a CRT, and cannot position the LV. He opt for either a His lead or a LBB lead to act as the CS, bills it as a CRT [33208 and 33225]; with the 33225 editing [looking... [ Read More ]
Can anyone tell me if there is a code for Transurethral vaporization/excision of prostatic cyst? this is done with a cystourethroscope and the cyst is excised and another one is vaporiz... [ Read More ]
I wanted to ask if it is an option to just ask our patients to cash pay a set rate for our extra PPE costs, instead of trying to bill this to insurance? We have seen that most pa... [ Read More ]
As far as nurse only visits that are just for flu shot or depo shot etc., and the patient doesn't see the provider at all. Can the medical assistant then lock/sign off on those notes? Or does it have ... [ Read More ]
We are having to book double slots to perform covid testing and providers are all documenting total time of 25-35 minutes with each patient even with negative covid tests and diagnosis is something si... [ Read More ]