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 ]
We have received a denial for ARF in a 60 year old patient admitted for bradycardia. Creatinines were 1.76 day 1, 1.43 day 2, 1.36 day 3, and finally 1.30 on day 4. Our labs range of normal is 0.6 to ... [ Read More ]
Work for an Oncology office and we have a patient that is in hospice. The Pt wants to still come to the office to get labs drawn but has lab coverage that can be paid under Hospice. Wondering ... [ Read More ]
I work for a behavioral health hospital where Resident physicians are conducting Psychotherapy group sessions. I'm wondering from a billing standpoint, because the resident must be supervised, can the... [ Read More ]
Hello I'm not exactly sure what was performed on the surgery.
The op note states on the left side:
Attention was turned to the left stone, which could be seen at the ureteral orifice. A grasper was us... [ Read More ]
A little help please....
I coded 54161 for this procedure:
The patient having urinary incontinence and we could see that the distal aspect of the head of the phallus and a portion of the f... [ Read More ]
If our office performs x-rays during office visit, and reviews x-rays with patient same visit, how is that counted toward MDM complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed
For instance if bilateral x... [ Read More ]
Hi - I'm trying to find some clear documentation regarding requirements on when notes need to be signed. We have one primary care provider whose notes are billed before they're signed (he completes th... [ Read More ]