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 ]
Anyone familiar or knows how to calculate HCPCS Q4186. Code description is per square centimeter.
Here is an example:
Size of epifix graft applied: 4 x 4.5 cm = 18cmNumber of gra... [ Read More ]
I have a provider who performed a Laparoscopic Salpingectomy for sterilization and then he aspirated a cyst on the L ovary. Received a letter from carrier stating that this is an unbundling of service... [ Read More ]
With the new E/M coding structures that have been put into place this year, for doctors who do a lot of chart note dictation and have their chart notes transcribed later, will this cause a read flag i... [ Read More ]
With the new 2021 E/M Documentation changes, there have been questions that have arisen in regards to requirements for the HPI and Exam. Now that these components are deemed "me... [ Read More ]
We have patients under Prospect insurance paid by Capitation and fee for service. How do we figure out how much we got paid from fee for service claims each month? Right now, I have to open up each ... [ Read More ]
The doctor said he did a bilateral myringotomy with tympanostomy tube placement. I wanted to get an opinion about the bold line in the following op report:
The right ear was initially examined using ... [ Read More ]
I have to gather information for a HEDIS Audit of our diagnostic lab. We have orders entered electronically, so we don't have a signature log or signed orders, like you would have in a physician's off... [ Read More ]