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 ]
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I code for a Dermatology Clinic and I have a P.A. that was previously a GP provider and brand new to Derm. She is making me question myself. So the scenari... [ Read More ]
I'm going back and forth between different codes; mainly 21601 and 19120. I'm going to summarize the OP report: "Recurrence in chest wall after undergoing mastectomies for breast cancer. Mass pal... [ Read More ]
Under 2021 E/M changes if patient comes in and sees a nurse to receive an immunization only can or should we be adding an E/M code with it? Our system now defaults to 2021 logic/methodology and it is... [ Read More ]
Can anyone help me understand the best way to code this out? I have a provider who did a patella revision and a liner revision of a total knee. My doc wants to bill this as a two component revision-27... [ Read More ]
Hello, we are looking to start a drive by covid testing center. We have the CLIA waived tests 87635. If a patient comes specifically for the testing (no e/m) may we bill 99211 & 87635QW? From what... [ Read More ]
I am needing help determining if there is a separately billable CPT code for an in-office "Epworth Sleepiness Scale?" Patient came in to establish care and admits that he has been witnessed ... [ Read More ]
If the HPI states "55 yr old female presents for hypertension, insomnia, and anxiety." what would these illnesses be considered? i know that they are chronic but it is not specified in the n... [ Read More ]
I have been reviewing some of our posts on here and the thought occurred me to that many times, we are struggling to find solutions to our answers. Many questions either go unresolv... [ Read More ]