Coding/Billing Tips & Resources

Proper Documentation for Pathology and Laboratory Reports

A provider must document in the patientís medical record medical necessity for pathology and laboratory services, as well as indicate that he or she ordered the tests. The ordering physician must also note in the patientís record how he or she used the findings to select a diagnosis and a treatment plan....

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5 Focus Areas to Improve E/M Documentation and Reimbursement

Evaluation and management (E/M) services comprise a significant portion of most providersí billable services. To ensure coding (and reimbursement) reaches optimal levels, providers must be careful to document services carefully...

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Tips for Getting Immunosuppressive Drug Claims Paid

A service-specific prepayment review of HCPCS Level II code J7507 Tacrolimus, immediate release, oral, 1 mg conducted by CGS, durable medical equipment Medicare administrative contractor (DME MAC) for jurisdiction C, shows a 44 percent error rate for fourth quarter 2013 claims and a 45 percent error rate for first quarter 2014 claims ...

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