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.
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I'm new to spinal procedure coding and need help coding the following procedure:
PROCEDURE: LEFT L4-5, L5-S1 LAMINOTOMIES, FORAMENTOMIES, AND MEDIAL FACETECTOMIES.
THE SKIN INCISION WAS MARKED WIT... [ Read More ]
The physician shingled a rib to prevent uncontrolled breaking of the rib during a Segmentectomy (32484). Then once done with the procedure he repairs the rib. Can you bill seperately ... [ Read More ]
I am hoping I can get some feed back with the new E/M Coding in Eye Care. What tests are appropriate in eye care in the data elements? Contrasts sensory, Sherma, tear break up tests?, D... [ Read More ]
I understand that eye codes are used and sometimes identified by some payors as a yearly routine code, but if a patient comes in for yearly CE with concerns of dry eye, the doc uses an eye code. is it... [ Read More ]
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I have a question on the coding for BMI from an AWV. IF the provider does not address the BMI or the diagnosis of overweight, obesity, or morbid obesity, can the coder code for... [ Read More ]
I passed my CPC certification from AAPC on Dec 2020. I'm an entry level person with CPC-A, with no work experience in medical coding and billing .
However I applied for jobs at Lin... [ Read More ]
I NEED TO VERIFY SLEEP MEDICINE PROCEDURE CODES - I USE G0399 WITH MODIFIER 26 AND 95806 MOD 26 BUT CAN ONLY GET PAID FOR ONE PROCEDURE PROCEDURE CODE G0399 DONE AT HOME WITH PLACE OF SERVICE 12 A... [ Read More ]
DOES ANYONE KNOW THE CORRECT POS WHEN BILLING G0399 (HST)? THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE GIVEN TO THE PATIENT IN THE OFFICE BUT THE KIT IS TAKEN HOME. WE USUSALLY BILL G0399 FOR OUR TC, POS BEING HOME. AND 95... [ Read More ]