ICD-9 code V82.9 for Screening for unspecified condition 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 needing so help with Locums Tenens, we have physicians that wanting to hire a locum tenens physicians to perform Vascular office-based procedures for our dialysis patient. The phy... [ Read More ]
I am needing so help with Locums Tenens, we have physicians that wanting to hire a locum tenens physicians to perform Vascular office-based procedures for our dialysis patient. The ph... [ Read More ]
We are going to start Covid testing in our office with nasal probe and rapid system for screening our pt's for prior to their surgery in our office. We were informed by McKesson to use CPT code 87426 ... [ Read More ]
The patient had a incomplete colonoscopy to the anus on 11/9 and returned back on 12/3 for a repeat (full down to the cecum). The one on 12/3 that was a repeat has to be repeated in 30 months due to ... [ Read More ]
Hello, I have a patient had cesarean section 9 days post op .
Incision had re opened and came to ER .
On exam 1 cm opening to the right of the midline iodoform was removed .
incision cleaned with per... [ Read More ]
I'm having denials from a HMO group stating the CPT code (92134) is Mutually Exclusive procedures cannot be done on the same day/setting. Also "Procedure is incidental to primary procedure which ... [ Read More ]
I am interested in any kind of webinar or group discussion using "real" charts as practice. I find this enormously helpful when learning a new skill. Does anyone know of any educational prog... [ Read More ]
Are you leaving this area blank for rendering provider and only populating Box 32 and box 33 with the lab info? We are a clinical lab and leave rendering provider blank but a another biller indicates ... [ Read More ]
I currently work for a private 13 physician practice that specializes in gastroenterology who is looking to hire a certified coder. This will be for a coding/billing position. No experience required b... [ Read More ]
Looking for help with coding of Morel Lavalle lesion aspiration with ultrasound. Provider gave 20611 and 27301 for the procedure.
I am questioning 27301 because it was not an incision, however I am n... [ Read More ]