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    This dx should be ok. P codes can be used throughout the life of a patient as long as the documentation shows that the condition originated in the perinatal period.
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    Tami_F replied to the thread Billing for Holter Monitor.
    How about something like 93272 with modifier 52 for reduced services?
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    I've never heard of a rule that a CRNA cannot bill higher than a level 1, but my question would be why is a CRNA billing a consultation at all? A preoperative evaluation is part of the anesthesia care package, per NCCI - this should not be...
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    Tami_F replied to the thread Question Credentials on a Resume.
    I list mine on the top, next to my name. I put them in the same order AAPC does (next to my name on my member profile), which theoretically goes from most general to most specific. At the bottom of my resume, there's a section that shows what...
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    Tami_F reacted to mitchellde's post in the thread Am I coding inpatient or outpatient? with Like Like.
    Yes it sounds like you are a profee coder for both inpatient and clinic visits. you will always use ICD-10 CM codes for the diagnosis and CPT for E&M and procedures. You will never need to worry with ICD-10 PCS codes until you decide to work...
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    Tami_F replied to the thread Question Qualifying Use of 96112.
    Here's some guidance from the AAP that may be helpful. It is my understanding that the score(s) must be documented in the note in order to bill these codes.
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    In my opinion, creating logins for patients who have not requested them or will not use them would create an unnecessary security risk in the event that the systems happened to be breached or the information stolen, and as such, doing this could...
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    Tami_F reacted to Pathos's post in the thread E/M Help with Like Like.
    I agree with Tami_F. In CMS opus, downcoding is just as bad as upcoding. We as coders are instructed to code based on medical documentation only. Like Tami, I am assuming that the reason for submitting a subsequent visit instead of consult, is...
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