Coding/Billing Tips & Resources


Nearly 550 New, Changed, and Deleted codes for CPT 2015

CPT® 2015 includes nearly 550 new, changed, and deleted codes, as well as added and revised guidelines, parenthetical comments, and terminology. The changes will especially affect family practice, internal medicine, cardiovascular, gastrology, pathology/laboratory, and radiology. ...

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The Right (and Left) Time to Bill Modifier 50

Modifier 50 Bilateral procedure can sometimes cause confusion because of the seemingly redundant anatomical modifiers RT (right) and LT (left). Although these modifiers may seem interchangeable, they are not ...

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ICD-10 Coding Tip: Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial septal defect (ASD) is the most commonly recognized congenital cardiac anomaly presenting in adulthood. An ASD is a defect in the interatrial septum that allows pulmonary venous return from the left atrium to pass directly to the right atrium ...

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