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 ]
can I get some advice,
If a patient is seeing our specialist and are new to our facility/clinic but they have seen a provider of the same specialty outside at a hospital/or another facility not affil... [ Read More ]
If a chiropractor refers a new patient to an Orthopedic Specialist to get an injection only in a major, can the provider just bill for the injection only due to no EM provided.
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We are having discussion within our organization on how best to handle instances when radiology scan images are degraded by motion or artifact.
Can the hospital bill for this scan fully or should a re... [ Read More ]
I'm trying to find information on medicaid for billing guidelines on "incident to". Does anybody have a link or know where I can find this information. I need to know if I need to attach a -... [ Read More ]
Can I get some insight on unbundling services? I have a couple of scenarios.
1. 64633-50, 99070, S0020, J3301 ( RF Ablation with use of lidocaine, Marcaine, and Kenalog. 99070 was billed for misc supp... [ Read More ]
Can some one please help me to understand Bi Lateral Injections? Report is as follows:
*Start Penicillin G Benzathine Suspension, 2400000 UNIT/4ML, as directed, Intramuscular, once in clinic, 30 day... [ Read More ]
Am I understanding the AMA correctly, that if our provider orders x-rays that are performed in our office (and we bill for them), we can not count the x-rays as a test ordered in column 2?... [ Read More ]
Patient banged leg and skinned it resulting in edema and shallow wounds. They may have visited another hospital/office (unclear in documentation) and kept a dressing on the leg, using hydrogen peroxid... [ Read More ]
Can anyone point me toward a site (either on AAPC or elsewhere) where I might start searching for apprenticeships in coding? I don't think I'm going to find a paying job without having experience, so... [ Read More ]
Hi, I need help to code 6 lead EKG for a home visit. My doctor does home visit for most of her homebound patients. She has a portable EKG device with her at all time, only use when needed to diagnosis... [ Read More ]