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 ]
From a independent lab standpoint, Can you tell me if a doctor test for Flu or Strep via clia waived POC test in the office will the lab be able to test and bill for the PCR FLU and Strep or Strep cul... [ Read More ]
My provider has question. Can he bill for lab codes? Lets say if he were to get the lab company that runs the test charge his account. Can he then in turn bill the patients commercial insurance compan... [ Read More ]
1--If and RX is given, but picked up OTC, is this low or moderate risk?
2--If a medicine can be both OTC and RX, is it low or moderate risk? ie what is the best way to find out if a medicine is over ... [ Read More ]
Hi, I have a case in which a patient was not a candidate for a labor epidural. The patient was placed on a remifentanil pca and subsequently needed a c-section. I am not sure how to code this, because... [ Read More ]
I am coding for a outpatient infusion clinic facility, not professional fees- Should be easy, right?! Yea, sure! My questions do not revolve around the infusion coding.
I cannot find any writt... [ 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 ]
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 ]
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 ]