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 ]
I would like to get your opinion on the below template language - would you consider the below a full thickness excision or shave? Thanks in advance!
Size of lesion: 1.1-2.0cm
The area of ... [ Read More ]
I work in a Pediatric office, and we have a visit where the parent of the child came into the office, and then she and the provider did a “televisit” with the patient. He is 17, and they ... [ Read More ]
PER THE 1997 GUIDELINES TO GET AN EXTENDED HPI THE NOTE HAS TO HAVE AT LEAST 4 ELEMENTS OF HPI, OR LIST 3 OR MORE CHRONIC CONDITIONS. IF I HAVE A NOTE AND THE PROVIDER LISTS 3 CHRONIC CONDITIONS DOES ... [ Read More ]
I am getting denials from Medicare when billing 99497, 99498, and 99498. The time documentation is appropriate. Medicare is paying the 99497 and the first 99498, however they are denying the second ... [ Read More ]
HI. I received a issue from a fellow coworker. She has a patient who had a foot amputation done which has a 90 day global period. Paitent had a sig flex done during the global period. That claim w... [ Read More ]
I work in a critical access hospital as an inpatient coder and also as a documentation improvement specialist. One of our admitting providers has a very bad habit of not completing his H&Ps or Dis... [ Read More ]
I recently began working for a pain management physician's office. Everything is done in-house. 80307 is the CPT code currently billed. Should we bill the 80307 with QW modifier since we have a lab th... [ Read More ]
I was wondering if someone could let me know how to use modifier 27. I am using this modifier on the second visit on the Facility site when patients are coming to ED twice per day. I did rese... [ Read More ]
A patient comes in through the ER and is admitted for a femoral shaft fracture and a physician did surgery on the patient. The next day one of my ortho physicians ended up seeing the patient p... [ Read More ]