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    # of units J2795

    Billing unit for J2795 is 1mg. What is the # of units that should be billed if a patient received 30 cc 0.5% Ropivacaine? Thanks in advance!
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    Admit Discharge same day

    We are a teaching hospital and we often have hospital medicine residents that will see/admit a patient at night and then attending will see them the next morning. We want to make sure we are billing correctly for this. Scenario: Patient admitted to inpatient by resident at 10:00pm on...
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    New patient documentation

    Scenario: Outpatient setting, provider fails to document all 3 key components, but has documented 2/3 key components. Can an established patient visit be billed, or should we bill nothing at all? Thank you.
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    Ortho help

    One of our physicians did an Right Periacetabular Osteotomy with application of external fixator. One week later, post op x-ray indicates loss of reduction, so he performed what he is calling "osteotomy revision". His procedure note reads: Prior anterior skin incision was opened and...
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    Procrit Guidelines

    Does anyone have an easy to use reference for the current guidelines for Procrit? Would you would be willing to share? If so, please email it to me at kking@chopa.org Or can you point me in the right direction to find something online? Thanks in advance! Kristi
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    Frozen Sections

    I'm needing some help in billing frozen sections. I'm gonna be as short and clear as possible! Our group employs several pathologists within the Missouri and Illnois areas. One of our Illinois pathologists travels to a dermatology clinic and performs frozen sections. If a patient has Medicare...
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    Billing Frozen Sections

    I'm needing some help in billing frozen sections. I'm gonna be as short and clear as possible! Our group employs several pathologists within the Missouri and Illnois areas. One of our Illinois pathologists travels to a dermatology clinic and performs frozen sections. If a patient has Medicare...
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