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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC estimates nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections STI occur every year in the United States accounting for almost 16 billion in healthc... [ Read More ]
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 ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS covers either standard or FDAapproved HIV rapid screening tests using the following HCPCS G codes G0432 Infectious agent antibody detection by enzyme ... [ Read More ]
Based on United States Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF recommendations and after determining that the criteria for 8220preventive services8221 were met the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Servi... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA have revised approval for several HIV rapid screening tests reported with certain HCPCS Level II G codes... [ Read More ]
We have a cardiologist that is new to our practice and would love any insight into whether i am capturing all the charges accurately. Thanks so much for any help!
i came up with:
75716 2659 (bilat... [ Read More ]
Hi, I will be moving to the Fort Belvoir, VA area really soon and looking for someone who knows about their hospital networks. I have searched for coding positions at all local hospitals and I am not ... [ Read More ]
I have 17 years of professional education experience, but no coding experience. I recently passed my CPC exam and also the practicum to remove the "A" from my CPC. I am having a tou... [ Read More ]
We are receiving conflicting information and Tricare's manual is worded in a confusing manner. If we have an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) that is Tricare certified, do we bill for their servi... [ Read More ]
I took exam on Sunday night and Monday morning.
This is my fault, I knew, I was not fully prepared. I was taking practice exams through CCO, and was getting 65% and less. I just decided... [ Read More ]
I have physician that did a vascular procedure. The physician inserted the sheath into the right femoral artery. Advanced the catheter into the abdominal aorta. Abdominal aortogr... [ Read More ]
93458 by MD
93454 by coworker
I am unsure.
1. Angina pectoris functional class 3-4
2. Baseline abnormal EKG suggestive of anterolateral wall ischemia
3. Elevated coronary artery calc... [ Read More ]
I wanted to get some additional opinions on this case I have been researching. Our ortho clinic had a child who fractured his wrist and saw our providers and we initiated a fracture car... [ Read More ]