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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 ]
Anyone looking for reasonably priced ENT Coding Education, please note that I and my colleague Jennifer McNamara will be delivering a VIRTUAL course over two days mid-November offering 12 CEUs, coveri... [ Read More ]
Left endoscopic maxillary antrostomy with removal of 2 dental implant fragments. 2 incisions from left uncinate process with ostium up to inferior turbinate/meatus.
Looking for CPT codes, please and t... [ Read More ]
Anyone know if 31239 Dacryocystorhinostomy and 68815 Probing of nasolacrimal duct, with or without irrigation; with insertion of tube or stent can be coded together? I don't see any NCCI edits but was... [ Read More ]
I want an opinion on this report. Doctor did an endoscopic repair of right choanal atresia with posterior septectomy and outfracture of inferior turbinates. I have the whole report below and I have th... [ Read More ]
Previous coder submitted charges below. Insurance denial reason: 75630 26 59 denied for modifier ON THIS SERVICE ON THE SAME DAY IS NOT SUPPORTED BY THE INFORMATION SUBMITTED ON THE CLAIM.
I believe ... [ Read More ]
What ICD10 should I use for "MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDOME CONSISTENT WITH RING SIDEROBLAST AND SINGLE LINEAGE DYSPLASIA?" I was thinking of using dx codes D46.1 and D46.Z; D46.1 for MDS with Rin... [ Read More ]
Hello! Im a coder for a clinic that just got Podiatry. My boss asked me for advice on how to bill toenail trimmings for Medicare. Any advice on this? Does this typically deny? What all needs to be do... [ Read More ]