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 ]
I am getting denials from Medicare when billing 99497, 99498, and 99498. The time documentation is appropriate. Medicare is paying the 99497 and the first 99498, however they are denying the second ... [ Read More ]
I work in a critical access hospital as an inpatient coder and also as a documentation improvement specialist. One of our admitting providers has a very bad habit of not completing his H&Ps or Dis... [ Read More ]
I am using modifier 25 when I see that procedures are done in ED and with tests that have Status Indicator S, T, Q1-Q3. I would like to know if there are other scenarios when this modifier 25 should b... [ Read More ]
PER THE 1997 GUIDELINES TO GET AN EXTENDED HPI THE NOTE HAS TO HAVE AT LEAST 4 ELEMENTS OF HPI, OR LIST 3 OR MORE CHRONIC CONDITIONS. IF I HAVE A NOTE AND THE PROVIDER LISTS 3 CHRONIC CONDITIONS DOES ... [ Read More ]
I was wondering if someone could let me know how to use modifier 27. I am using this modifier on the second visit on the Facility site when patients are coming to ED twice per day. I did rese... [ Read More ]
Any help is appreciated! This is new to our practice.
We have: 36222 50 and +36227 50
We are being told to look at 36223 50
Left heart catheterization, selective coronary a... [ Read More ]
I am looking at 27752 with both tibia/fibula, I am also looking at 27788 distal fibula & 27825 for the salter harris ii distal tibia. I appreciate any feedback. Thank you in advance.
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Do any private health insurance companies reimburse for these procedures?
G0296 – Counseling visit to discuss need for lung cancer screening using low dose ct scan (ldct) (service is for eligibili... [ Read More ]