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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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 ]
Our office is suddenly having denials from UHC for Toradol stating it needs a modifier. UHC is only denying the J1885. This is something that has just recently started happening. When we call UHC th... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know of a procedure code for diagnostic lap with intrauterine device removal. I've looked for laparoscopic iud removal with no luck. The only code I see is 58301, but that does not appea... [ Read More ]
Utilizing the 2021 New E&M Outpatient Coding Guidelines, Please code this E&M
Patient 1: This established 2-year-old female presents with cough, nasal discharge, and fever. Cough onset was on... [ Read More ]
I would like some input on how everyone interprets the updated guidelines for coding a patient that presents with symptoms only, no documentation of suspected contact/exposure, and the provider sends ... [ Read More ]
One of our providers who is an Orthopedic Oncologist removed a sarcoma of the left shoulder CPT 23078 in September. He has continued to bill regular office visit codes rather than post op visits becau... [ Read More ]
Our providers want to be doing annual preventive visits (9938x/9939x) on our patients via telehealth, which our payers have indicated will be a covered telehealth service. They (and I) are looking for... [ Read More ]
We are having a company discussion about the rules for physical therapy direct access with PA Medicaid, especially for plans like UPMC for You that do not require an authorization. We know the direc... [ Read More ]
Our physician implants bone-anchored abutments to attach a prosthetic ear. These abutments are similar to the type used for attaching a cochlear hearing device in that a burr hole is used to insert t... [ Read More ]