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 ]
Medicare is rejecting all of our claims with:
A3 : Acknowledgement/Returned as unprocessable claim-The claim/encounter has been rejected and has not been entered into the adjudication system.
23 : Re... [ Read More ]
Doctor did Arthroscopic Femoroplasty and a capsular reconstruction of the hip. I have 29914 for the femoroplasty but I am at a loss for the Capsular reconstruction. Any ideas on how to code this? And ... [ Read More ]
From Providers note:
PT. HAD SCREENING MAMMOGRAM COMPLETED AT XYZ MOBILE MAMMOGRAM UNIT. X-HOSPITAL TO
READ MAMMOGRAM REPORT AND SEND RESULTS TO PT VIA MAIL.
We had a mobile unit come to clinic and... [ Read More ]
I am having difficulty finding an answer to this question. A patient is given an Oral tablet of Zithromax during the ER visit. While leveling the E/M for this ER visit, can this medication be conside... [ Read More ]
I have two questions relating to ER's. The first is- If a patient comes in for a uncomplicated wound re-check and is seen by Dr. B but the simple suture repair (12001) was performed by Dr. A,... [ Read More ]
When billing a new patient annual/preventive code, can you bill a NEW patient E/M code with the 25 mod? My doc thinks you have to use the established code for the office visit, but I was taught that y... [ Read More ]