Several changes have been recently made to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The guidelines changes affect code assignment for conditions and sympto... [ Read More ]
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Insight into the history of ICD and how it has changed over time is key to developing a plan for moving forward and embracing ICD-11.
The post The Rules Are Changing: ICD’s Continued Evolution and t... [ Read More ]
I need some clarification on x-rays if anyone can help. Our provider office, specialty clinic, bills and reads their own x-ray, have a tech who takes them then the provider reviews and... [ Read More ]
Can regional and general anesthesia for the same Surgery be reported separately?
Same anesthesiologist performed both regional and general anesthesia for an Open Shoulder Surgery.
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Are we to bill 64491 with a 50 or an RT LT? This is in reference to an ambulatory surgery center bill. Encoder Pro indicates 50 should not be used, that you are to bill once with an RT and once with a... [ Read More ]
Question about ABN- if a patient is seen by a provider that is not covered by Medicare- example an LCPC for 908XX services. Should an ABN be issued so we can bill the patient.
We do bill for the deni... [ Read More ]
Our company does OCM coding, it's an HCC type model for Oncology.
We haven't started yet but we are looking at a program that will allow us to catch missed codes.
This program has a list of missed HC... [ Read More ]
I'm wanting to make sure that I am correct in my thinking of what modifiers I would assign in this case, so I would love it if I could get your help! The patient had an E/M visit in the do... [ Read More ]
Please help clear up a question on correct billing for Exparel in an ASC and provided by either the Surgeon or Anesthesiologist.
We are billing for the facility on this.
Are there only certain proce... [ Read More ]
On Amount and/or Complexity of Data: I can't find anything that will help me determine whether my provider "reviewed the results" of a test or did an independent interpretation of a test. Do... [ Read More ]
When billing an Outpatient telemedicine visit, do we follow the new MDM and Time Guidelines?
Does Telemedicine still require the more than 50% of face to face time or can we follow the 2021 Time guide... [ Read More ]