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Focus on the details in your physicians op report to get past imprecise terminology. By Suzan Hvizdash CPC CPCEMS CPCEDS The complexities of coding mastectomy and reconstruction seem to parallel the c... [ Read More ]
My doctors asked if there is a way to capture charges for 97597-8 Debridement (eg, high pressure waterjet with/without suction, sharp selective debridement with scissors, scalpel and forceps),... [ Read More ]
Do most insurances cover E&M codes for patients that are scheduled for an Induction and they do not deliver for 2 to 3 days after they are admitted? Is that included in global? For instance if a ... [ Read More ]
Mother had active HSV 1 (location of HSV was on mothers mons pubis) and delivered via C-section. Newborn had HSV testing done and was all negative. What DX codes would you assign for the newborn claim... [ Read More ]
I am in need of some help of when to bill the admit charge for an induction due to patient being 40 weeks and also has Chronic Hypertension.
There is list of Medical Complications that are lis... [ Read More ]
How would I code for Repeat Global C/S, T incision on uterus? I assume 59510 as I can't find anything different, but wanted to double check with you lovely coders.
Is there an ICD 10 I should... [ Read More ]
If a hospitalist recommends Augmentin, and the patient is examined by our own ENT during a visit to Observation unit, and she agrees with the recommendations of this Rx, does this count for ENT as Rx ... [ Read More ]
We have a provider that delivered the baby at the office and then sent the patient to the hospital and delivered the placenta there. What would be the best way to bill for this? Would the place of s... [ Read More ]
I am billing for a 99396 for this patient. Looks like she was also seen for cyst in a different office and told to see a GYN. The doctor reported a negative UA. Do I still need to charge for that or i... [ Read More ]
When patients are seen for more than one (for vaginal birth) or two (for C-section) postpartum visits, are these visits reported with the 0503F every time the patient comes in? I would like to know h... [ Read More ]