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.
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Understand what the physician is documenting to improve coding accuracy. Since the beginning of grade school, we are encouraged to expand our vocabulary, read literature, and improve our grammar. We q... [ Read More ]
Our physician had a patient present for a left heart cath but the procedure was discontinued as follows:
INDICATION AND DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: Right groin and right wrist were prepped and draped
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Status post repair of dural tear from an extensive instrumented posterior
spine fusion down at another facility with a persistent dural tear.
Repair of dural tear w... [ Read More ]
I need help settling a dispute in my office. Our providers sometimes do a bx followed by ed&c if they are clinically suspicious of it being malignant. Typically this is only done on older patients... [ Read More ]
Hey, all. I embarked on this career path in April of this year. August marked 6 months of being unemployed for me. As of a couple weeks ago I completed my billing/coding course. I knew from the start ... [ Read More ]
The physician I bill for saw a patient with an insurance that he is not contracted with. He is performing wound care at the local hospital, so the hospital bills their portion as well. My question i... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know if it's appropriate to use a 51 modifier when performing surgery on more than one area of the sinuses in an ambulatory surgery center setting? For example, The doctor performed a bila... [ Read More ]
Would like to know if these codes are correct with the Op note enclosed or would you change or delete a code? We were going to use Cpt's: 44140, 49020, 44602 and 44139 DX Codes: K57.20, K65.1 & ... [ Read More ]