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    LTAC Inpatient billing

    Hoping someone can help or point in right direction Patient is Inpatient with Medicare Part A (no Part B coverage) and Husky C as secondary for Husky our contract is to bill all inclusive-by day for room and board and all charges as one. What would you do in the instance that we can not bill...
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    Pos guidelines

    Thank you Debra! I really appreciate you confirming-it didn't seem right , for whatever reason to me
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    Pos guidelines

    I work at an LTACh facility that bills Inpatient and Outpatient services. my question is-if a patient is here for Inpatient admission, we bill POS 21. If he leaves our facility to go to Dr.s office (different Tax ID POS 11) for services we can not provide. How does the Dr.s bill Medicare to...
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    new angioplasty codes

    Hi!! i am having a really hard time understanding the new 2017 codes--can someone help me with this op note ? walk me through it? or give me the best articles-i dont have the best resources(i.e nothing that cost anything) thank you 1. Left brachial approach second order aortogram.2. Bilateral...
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    Bariatric surgery w/ hiatal hernia

    how about this if your feeling up to it how about revision-when he takes out a band and does bypass he wants 2 codes billed-but again i see as bundled? what would be best coding for that?
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    Bariatric surgery w/ hiatal hernia

    thank you I cant tell you how much this helps!! thank you so much-after review of this vs. op notes-it certainly wasnt billable. thank you again!:o:o
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    Bariatric surgery w/ hiatal hernia

    I usually code basic general surgery so i am unclear on specifics for bariatric cases-any info is appreciated Mainly-can you bill a hiatal hernia repair with a lap bypass or sleeve? My coding software says no but my physician says yes! it does say modifier 59 allowed but i dont see it as...
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    Hospital consults

    our office is a private owned office and we team up with another surgical practice for on call--if a patient has a procedure done with Office A can office B bill the post op/follow up care? thanks for any info!
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    General Surgery ON CALL ??

    question our office paired with another general surgery office for on call dates now I run into the issue if office B does surgery on Thursday but office A is on call next day plus weekend-are those progress/post op notes billable for office A? DIfferent TAX ID's and address but its post op...
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    debridement and flap

    im curious to see if im even close with this coding-is the closure billable since flap was not created? The patient was placed in supine position on the operating table and general inhalation anesthesia was induced. The open right transmetatarsal amputation was prepped with Betadine solution...
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    reversal of gastric bypass code??

    ive seen revisions but not a reversal so im a little confused ATTEMPTED ROBOTIC REVERSAL OF GASTRIC BYPASS, UPPER ENDOSCOPY, CHOLECYSTECTOMY, INSERTION OF J TUBE AND G TUBE, SMALL BOWEL RESECTION, GASTROGASTROSTOMY, REVERSAL OF GASTRIC BYPASS. LYSIS OF ADHESIONS (Modified if anyone is willing...
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    Ncci

    so we have ultrasound codes that we bill for in office-same codes 93880, 93923-93926, 93970 now these are on ncci list-some with 9 and some with 1-we are having a difficult time getting paid when 2 or more of these u/s are done on same day- can someone please run through or give some...
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    pacemaker coding

    im new to this type of coding and thought I figured out battery changes and insertion-I don't think I did does anyone any suggestions for training purposes? I keep rereading the cpt book but claims keep coming back! any help is appreciated thanks
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    mutually exclusive

    I need some help regarding 3 codes 93924 93925 93926 they are always scheduled on same day (all 3 or combination of 2) and not always get paid-I need help understanding the MU edits better ive read through the medicare guidelines and still cant explain it to schedulers correct basically 93924...
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    op note help needed!!

    would anyone have any advice for this? thanks for taking time
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