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Dear John QIm trying to find a specific CMS reference that clarifies billing for an EM service with screening colonoscopy and billing for colonoscopy done for preop reasons. A GI provider recently joi... [ Read More ]
Part 2 By G. John Verhovshek MA CPC Part 1 of this feature Consult or Not Heres How to Know for Sure May 2009 Coding Edge discussed how to differentiate a consultation service from other EM services. ... [ Read More ]
I have a surgery that I am stumped on, and was hoping someone could help me figure this one out.
my doc was planning on removing a mass but after getting closer to the "mass" he realized it... [ Read More ]
Any help would be appreciated. I cannot find out any information.
Denial code N674: Not covered unless a pre-requisite procedure/service has been provided.
Billed 60 yr old lady for a joint inj... [ Read More ]
We have an RN/IBCLC in our pediatric office who does breast feeding consults. We are currently charging a 99211 under the physician for these visits. Any advice on a way to charge for better reimbur... [ Read More ]
Good Morning Everyone,
My name is Jessenia. I am new to Medical Coding. This is my first post ever to AAPC. First post in my life on AAPC. Hello Hello!
Question: Will I be taking my classes through t... [ Read More ]
Is anyone getting denials for vaccines/immunizations to Medicare? It appears Medicare will not reimburse vaccines/immunizations for routine care. What is your office protocol when ordering and billing... [ Read More ]
Hello, everybody. I coded as below for pt. who has Humana medicare advantage and G0009 and 90670 got denied. Did I miss modifier? I hope someone can help me. Thank you very much in advance.
G0438-go... [ Read More ]
If you don't renew your membership, you lose your credentials?? I thought you would lose credentials if you did not keep your CEU's up to date!!! I received an email from the AAPC stat... [ Read More ]