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 ]
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 ]
As a multi-specialty group practice, can outside records/information that is scanned into a patient chart at one practice location be "shared/used" at another practice/provider to obtain mis... [ Read More ]
I can't find much guidance on how to code an intercostobrachial nerve block. I've seen 64420 which is for "intercostal," and 64450 (other peripheral nerve or branch). Descriptions of inter... [ Read More ]
I'd like to hear from others what their local chapters do for their meetings. Do you have guest speakers? Audio tapes? Do you do anything fun as part of your meetings or any sort of annual event? ... [ Read More ]
During the Covid-19 PHE can a doctor bill for a call he made to a patient? How about to give test results over the phone? Do the regular rules such as call has to be initiated by patient, not orig... [ Read More ]
A provider is asking why I77.9 Disorder of arteries and arterioles, unspecified maps to HCC 108 and I65.23 Occlusion & stenosis bilateral carotid arteries does not map to an HCC. Why is the "... [ Read More ]
We had a question come up about telehealth billing. Can someone assist? If a provider is using video and the patient is unable to connect to the video call what code do you bill? Thank you... [ Read More ]
How would you code this one?
This is a female with a history of left pulsatile tinnitus and a left dehisced sigmoid sinus on CT temporal bone imaging.
The patient was brou... [ Read More ]