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  1. jgf-CPC

    Coder Needed

    Medical Coding position ? Columbus, GA - Full time and must have certification and radiology experience would help. If you know anyone interested please pass this on. Email resume to tbrown@cypresspartners.com Thank you!
  2. jgf-CPC

    coding radiology reports

    I would think that you would only use the report result when you are coding the procedure, unless the assessment from the physician includes it.
  3. jgf-CPC

    Arthrography

    I was looking at older forums on arthrograms and wondered if the A9579 should be charged at any time with the 23350? Some said they charged it and others did not include it. Can someone please show me some guidelines or specifics on this. We do an MRI after but the report does read "sequences...
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    Contrast Power Injection

    One of our offices managers is questioning charging more time for the use of a power injector during a MRI of the Abdomen. We have never used them before so I need as much info as you can give me as far as charges go. I do have complete info on what it is and what it does but none of time length...
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    Arthro/Ultrasound help

    Our rad has decided to start doing Ultrasound guidance instead of fluoro for shoulder arthrograms/graphy. We have come up with these codes including supplies since it will be a sterile technique. Please let me know if anyone else is doing Ultrasound guidance and what codes they are using...
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    CPT help please - Need CPT codes

    Need CPT codes for CT Enterography includimng the oral contrast and ICD codes that are allowable. Any help would be appreciated and thanks!:confused:
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    CT Enterography

    One of our centers will begin CT Enterography soon and I'd be interested in getting information on the CPT codes used and the oral contrast codes also used for this. I believe it will always be done with contrast and oral contrast but probably will need to use the 74177 the most. Any help will...
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    Medicare regs

    Does anyone out there have IDTF information on whether we can supply transportation for patients and what codes we would use to bill for this? One of our centers Docs needs this information and I would appreciate any help.
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    IDTF regs

    Does anyone out there have IDTF information on whether we can supply transportation for patients and what codes we would use to bill for this? One of our centers Docs needs this information and I would appreciate any help.
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    Mcare denials

    We received our 1st payments from medicare here in GA for 2010 and our MRI contrast code A9579 is being denied for "procedure code inconsistent with modier or modifier is missing modifier" and "missing/invalid/incomplete procedure". Is anyone else having this problem? Last year their system had...
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    Contrast problem

    We received our 1st payments from medicare here in GA for 2010 and our MRI contrast code A9579 is being denied for "procedure code inconsistent with modier or modifier is missing modifier" and "missing/invalid/incomplete procedure". Is anyone else having this problem? Last year their system had...
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    Age guideline 73520

    :confused:Does anyone know the AMA age guidelines for the difference in the 73520 and 73540? We had a denial from Wellcare and were told that the AMA limit on the 73520 was 12 years and older. Where would I find a link to find the answer to this and thanks so much for any help I can get
  13. jgf-CPC

    Mantle cell lymphoma/leukemia

    mantle cell lymphoma Type: Term Definitions: 1. a clinically and biologically distinct B-cell neoplasm with a recurring acquired genetic abnormality, the t(11;14) translocation, and a heterogeneous histologic appearance that may lead to confusion with reactive or other neoplastic...
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    Medicare denial/reason codes

    Has anyone ever encountered OA-121 "Indemnification adjustment - compensation for outstanding member responsibility" on the EOB? Please explain to me what this means....we have never seen it before and :)thanks ahead!!!!
  15. jgf-CPC

    complex repairs

    See if this helps: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/Medical_Professionals/Practice_Management/Financial_Management/CPT_Corner/LesionRepair_Codes.html
  16. jgf-CPC

    JFisher Radiology Coder/Biller

    CT w/contrast???? CT of Lumbar spine done here after the patient had discography at physician's office. We are not doing contrast but the physician here at the IDTF will be reading it with the contrast from the discogram. Can we use the CT code with contrast?(72132):confused:
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