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    Prescription drug management

    Does an active decision not to prescribe medication, constitute “prescription drug management” Clinical scenario: Patient presents with a tick bite. Tick has been on for 12 hours. Tick is removed. Physician documents “I do not believe that the patient needs diagnostic testing or antibiotic...
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    Prescription Drug Management

    Does an active decision not to prescribe medication, constitute “prescription drug management” Clinical scenario: Patient presents with a tick bite. Tick has been on for 12 hours. Tick is removed. Physician documents “I do not believe that the patient needs diagnostic testing or antibiotic...
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    New audit hire testing

    I'm looking to see if anyone has a new hire audit test that they give to applicants to do prior to being hired. TIA Tracey
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    RXHCC coding

    Does anyone have a CMS link on Rxhcc coding using medications?
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    PQRS with Critical Care

    Can PQRS codes G8600/G8601/G8602 be coded with 99291 and 99292? Thanks Tracey
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    Rebuttal Statistics

    Does anyone know the normal percentage on audit rebuttal overturns? Looking for the normal industry percentage. Example audit charts, audit comes back with 500 errors. Coders send in 200 rebuttals. What is the percentage that usually get overturned? Thanks Tracey:confused:
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    Risk Adjustment coder needed

    Upmc Health Plan is looking for Risk Adjustment coding specialist. You must have 5 years experience. "Are you an experienced medical coder looking to further your skills at a company that offers excellent compensation and flexible work from home options? Then come join the coding team at the...
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    Specialty Coder needed(Physician Services) Kittanning, PA

    Specialty Coder (Physician Services) - Daylight 7:00am ? 3:30pm/8:00am ? 4:30pm - Must be a certified coder - Surgical coding experience required - Must be able to participate in creating appeals to payers - Must be able to communicate well with various audience groups - Provide training...
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    skyla iud

    Has anyone else had problems getting skyla iud paid? Office billed 58300 J7301 and 81025 but they are saying J7301 is mutally exclusive. any help please
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    Takken the CPC exam? How many passed the 1st try?

    Passed the first time finished early too. This is when you on;y had 5 hrs for the exam but now you get longer. Didn't study but was already coder for over 2 years which is what helped me along with the schooling I had prior
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    cauterization of round ligament postop

    Patient is 24 days post op LAVH now with vaginal bleeding. Procedure is laparoscopy with cauterization of left round ligament. Need help with cpt code
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    Namas

    I took their boot camp last year and thought it was worth the money. I never got around to taking the test since I've not had the time but I will be getting my info back out to study. Tracey
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    external rotation stress ankle

    problem is the radiologist will be billing for that. so I can't figure out what the ortho can really bill for
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    external rotation stress ankle

    Please help with cpt code for the ortho dr "after identifying the patient...under fluoroscopic visualization and after applying a normal sterile prep and drape using sterile aseptic no-touch technique we injected the patients fracture and gave her hematoma block using 8 ml of 2% lidocaine into...
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    lesion excision

    Thanks. I just wanted to verify something as I've been doing it for years but was recently told that was wrong.
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