ICD-9 code V82 for Special screening for other conditions is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS WITHOUT REPORTED DIAGNOSIS ENCOUNTERED DURING EXAMINATION AND INVESTIGATION.
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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 ]
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 ]
You must always match preventive medicine codes with a V code even for Medicare patients. A preventive medicine service is not a problemoriented visit. Instead of signs and symptoms or other 8220probl... [ Read More ]
By Beverly Welshans CPC CPCI CPCH CCSP The same care your providers take when administering preventive care to assure all has been covered must be taken when coding those services as well. It never hu... [ Read More ]
I am looking for someone in the Podiatry field i can get info from . I am going to start a new Podiatry office in a couple weeks and need to gain some knowledge about the billing/coding and the DME e... [ Read More ]
patient given J&J Covid -19 vaccine as first vaccine then follows up with booster of Moderna or Pfizer.
how would you code the admin of the booster?
1st admin CPT for either Moderna/Pfizer sinc... [ Read More ]
How would you bill botox injections for pelvic floor muscles? Would it be the same code for trigger point injections 20552 or 20553? There is no code that I can find for chemodenervation of pelvic flo... [ Read More ]
Would you guys share how you code for an EGD with the CLO test being performed? When I was trained in for coding at this job, I was told we don't bill anything extra even when the CLO test is involved... [ Read More ]
I am needing an ICD-10 tool that will allow me to add multiple DX in at one time to identify if those DX can be billed together or if any conflicts or errors are present. I would have to purchase this... [ Read More ]
Our office hired a new MD recently and he billed an OV-Level 2 on a patient who followed him from a previous practice where he performed a major surgery recently.
If this surgery was done at our of... [ Read More ]
Our physical and occupational therapists do their own coding, but I review denials. Most of the information I can find limits the number of units by the total time. They have been billing any services... [ Read More ]
One of our patients was seen by two providers of different specialties at our office on the same day during the post-op period for spinal surgery and it seems like it was about the same underlying con... [ Read More ]
Not a certified auditor but i do help acknowledge this information to providers when we see copy & paste of EHR. Having trouble how to explain to providers not to copy & paste majority of thei... [ Read More ]