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 are having to book double slots to perform covid testing and providers are all documenting total time of 25-35 minutes with each patient even with negative covid tests and diagnosis is something si... [ Read More ]
I need help with the above. Physician gave me 25447 x 2 with 25310. Insurance only paid on one 25447. I'm thinking 26480 instead of 25310. I'm also not sure if this is 2-25447.
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If a patient is referred to pulmonary office for PFTs only and then referred back for consultation for asthma, would the patient visit be coded as a new patient or established patient? The provider ne... [ Read More ]
Can anyone clarify for me exactly what the SG modifier is still used for? All specific circumstances would be greatly appreciated. Would a non-standard bill for a facility fee where the CPT code is... [ Read More ]
As far as nurse only visits that are just for flu shot or depo shot etc., and the patient doesn't see the provider at all. Can the medical assistant then lock/sign off on those notes? Or does it have ... [ Read More ]
Has anyone encountered a provider performing Postop Pain rounds for blocks placed on the previous day in an outpatient setting. The patient's are technically outpatient, but held 23 hrs and thus are ... [ Read More ]