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 am retiring next month and my employer has ask me if I would stay on as a coder and be on a retainer. What would be the going pay for something like that? I do not even have any idea how that work... [ Read More ]
The physician keeps billing visits for follow up of normal results.
Results was done over the phone.
Shouldn’t this be consider abuse?
No medical necessity established here.
There is nothing else be... [ Read More ]
Is it worth buying the IR coding reference from Z health? I have an optum complete guide for interventional radiology, and we have an IR coding reference from AMA. We are just wanting to know if Z hea... [ Read More ]
What Cpt code modifier would you use if any for a GI physician called emergently to the CV operating room for GI assistance for a patient having an aortobifemoral bypass graft in prog... [ Read More ]
Please can someone advise?
I have two procedures which took place on the same DOS but these procedures were performed on two different anatomical sites (this billing for an ASC outpatie... [ Read More ]
Does this qualify for TCM to bill for pcp? (99495,99496)
The patient had a planned laparoscopic surgery in which they were admitted and stayed overnight to make sure everything was fine.
Us... [ Read More ]
On a recent audit I came across an Endocrinologist who schedules follow up visits to review results of blood tests ordered on a previous visit.
In my opinion these visits should not be billed... [ Read More ]
I have a denial remit from BCBS. The reason code that was given was PR-243, which states "Services not authorized by network/primary care providers." What exactly does that mean, and what ca... [ Read More ]