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    Urgent Requirement for Pain Management Remote coders and billers

    We are looking for pain management Remote coders/billers having 2-3 years experience in pain management practice. If anyone interested for above position please send your resume to sthomas@amshealth.com.
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    Opportunity for Urgent care billers and coders - Remote positions

    We are looking for Urgent care billers & coders who have 2-3 years current experience in Urgent care billing and coding.Candidates who are interested for this positions please forward your updated resume to jsinclair@amshealth.com
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    Looking for Surgery coders - Immediate

    We are looking for surgery coders who have 2-3 years current experience in spine,podiatric and orthopedic coding.Candidates who are interested for this position please forward your updated resume to jsinclair@amshealth.com
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    Skilled Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Spine Coder

    Hi, Please send your updated Resume to jsinclair@amshealth.com
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    CPC with 10 years experience

    Urgent care biller needed We are looking For urgent care biller who can train and transit the urgent care practice on 10-15 hours schedule.If interested please send your resume to bharathg@onemedspace.com
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    Urgent Care billers needed

    Looking For a Urgent care biller who can train and transit the urgent care practice on 10-15 hours schedule.If any one looking for opportunity send your resume to bharathg@onemedspace.com
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    Urgent Care biller

    Looking For a Urgent care biller who can train and transit the urgent care practice on 10-15 hours schedule.If any one looking for opportunity send your resume to bharathg@onemedspace.com
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    Modifier -91 clarification

    91 Modifier need to be assigned when the same test (code) repeatedly performed on the same day. For the second code we have to assign the 91 Modifier. In the above scenario we have to assign XU Modifier to 80048. 80048 is ad component code and 80053 is a comprehensive code. Use XU Modifier to...
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    Wiki Aftercare Z Codes

    As per your Scenario Use 7th Character D. Codes Z47.89 and Z09 are not appropriate here, because aftercare Z codes should not be used for aftercare involving injuries or poisonings, where 7th characters are provided to identify subsequent care. Routine aftercare and follow-up visits following...
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    Wiki Uncontrolled Diabetes code?

    E11.65 is correct code for Uncontrolled Diabetes. As per ICD 10 CM we can code E11.65 for Poorly Controlled or Out of Control and Uncontrolled. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Wiki Acute Pain Due To Trauma

    Need to code the additionally pain by site, Hope it may clear the rejection. As per the coding Clinic below is the guideline for Pain Management. Do not assign a code from category G89 if the underlying condition is known, unless the reason for the encounter is pain control or pain management...
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    Wiki history of alcohol abuse - does anyone know

    history of alcohol abuse There is no specific code for History ( Z CODE) for Alchol abuse but still we can use Z86.59 . Below are some synonyms we can use Z86.59 for other conditions too. Approximate Synonyms • Antidepressant abuse, in remission • Bipolar 1 disorder, single manic episode, in...
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    Corneal FB Removal

    Assign 65222, because slit lamp was used to remove the FB. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    COPD with asthma

    Need to code both COPD and Asthma J44.9 and J45.909 . Asthma is not included in COPD. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Looking for Remote Medical coding Auditors

    Looking for Remote Medical coding Auditors 1. 5 - Inpatient Coding Auditor 2. 5- Physician Coding Auditor Kindly send your resumes to smartin@amshealth.com with the subject line as “Auditors Resume” and mention the minimum expected pay rate in the body of the email (Per Hour basis) Job...
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    screening mammography

    There is no specific combination code for screening mammogram and Breast implants We can code both codes Z12.31 for Screening Mammogram and Z98.82 for Breast implant status. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    prescription refills

    yes, we have to use this code if the patient visit is only for the repeated Prescription for the existing condition without exacerbation of the condition. If the condition is exacerbation we can’t use Z76.0. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC...
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    Dm 2 with ketoacidosis

    Hello, As per coding Clinic Diabetic with ketoacidosis code is E13.10 below is reference from coding Clinic. Assign code E13.10, Other specified diabetes mellitus with ketoacidosis without coma, for a patient with type 2 diabetes with ketoacidosis. Given the less than perfect limited choices...
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    Diabetic Foot infection coding - would anyone have any insight

    Diabetic Foot infection coding Diabetic food infection is as a principle diagnosis. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Abscess of lumbar paraspinal muscle

    Hello, M60.08 is the appropriate code for abscess muscle. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Pre-employment with abnormalities

    Hello, We need to code Pre-employment examination (Z02.1) as principle diagnosis along with abnormalities as secondary diagnosis. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    How FQHC coding is different than other coding?

    Can any one give an overview on FQHC coding and how it is different from other coding? Appreciate any help thanks much in advance. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Wiki COPD and Asthma

    Hello Below are the codes and reference for the above scenario. J44.0 J20.9 J45.901 The below is Reference from Handbook. • Coding of Diseases of the Respiratory, Digestive, and Genitourinary Systems • 19 Diseases of the Respiratory System • CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Category J44...
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    Colonoscopy - Biopsy, then fulguration

    Hello, 45385 and 45380-59 to be coded. Here biopsy for two lesions (45380) and polypectomy for two lesions (45385) with a modifier 59 for lesser value. If biopsy and polypectomy is done for all the lesions only 45385 would be sufficient with no 45380 biopsy includes in polypectomy of the same...
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    Vaginal delivery converted to c-section

    For PCS ----- We need to code only C- section delivery. For CPT -----IF patient have previous C- section and vaginal delivery attempted but finally C section done we need code 59618-59622 CPT code. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/...
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    using code 10160

    Hello, Yes, we can code 10160 even though no fluid was aspirated. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Wiki animal bite prompting rabies series

    Animal bite prompting rabies series Hello, As per the above scenario Patient came to office only for vaccination, no other treatment was performed. So Z23 (Encounter for the immunization) will be the Principle diagnosis. If any treatment was performed on wound like dressing, cleaning, suture...
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    Wiki history of smoking

    Hello, No. We can’t code both at one time as per Exclude notes. All F17 Series codes are indicate the Nicotine dependence. It may be Chewing or Cigarettes or any other tobacco product. Z87.891 Is personal history of nicotine dependence. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical...
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    500 ml hydration

    Hello, Document must and should have start and stop time to code hydration. If less than 30 min we can’t code hydration. 96360 Intravenous infusion, hydration; initial, 31 minutes to 1 hour 96361 Intravenous infusion, hydration; each additional hour (List separately in addition to code for...
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    Gestational Diabetes

    Hello, Glyburide can’t be considering as insulin. The codes should be O24.419 and Z79.899 as Per ICD10 2015. It may be more specific in ICD 10 2016. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    E/M and x-rays

    Hello, As per guideline coder will give 25 modifier for E/M code as X-ray is not done by physician. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    1 year follow up visit after breast reconstruction

    This is an follow up visit so Z08 (follow up ) & Z85.3( Hx code) Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Laproscopic Parastomal hernia repair

    A parastomal hernia is a type of incisional hernia that allows protrusion of abdominal contents through the abdominal wall defect created during ostomy formation. Need clear documentation of stoma site (colostomy/ ilieostomy) for specific CPT code. We can give 49659 for Laparoscopic hernia...
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    Code Z76.0 ?

    Code Z76.0 Hello, When the patient came for the medication refill for the existing condition, which should not be exacerbated. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Z3A Codes

    Hello, No it is secondary only. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Wiki chronic bronchitis and asthma

    Yes, you are correct, as per ICD-10 coding guidelines chronic bronchitis is not included in asthma. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    Wiki Gallbladder - ICD 10 code

    Gallbladder R94.8 is the best ICD 10 Code for abnormal ejection fraction gallbladder.bile duct
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    Wiki Diabetic peripheral neuropathy

    Ans: Diabetic peripheral neuropathy in ICD 10 CM is E11.42 Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    PTCA with stent Doubt in PCS Coding system

    ICD-10-PCS definition of "site." As stated in the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, B3.6b, "Coronary arteries are classified by number of distinct sites treated, rather than number of coronary arteries or anatomic name of a coronary artery (e.g., left anterior...
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    Duration Of Mechanical Vent for ICD10-PCS

    As per guideline coder need to consider the ventilation time from the ventilator started in ED. 5A1935Z Respiratory Ventilation, Less than 24 Consecutive Hours 5A1945Z Respiratory Ventilation, 24-96 Consecutive Hours 5A1955Z Respiratory Ventilation, Greater than 96 Consecutive Hour Regards...
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    (CPC) Experienced Ambulatory Coder Seeking Employment

    Request for latest Resume - AMShealth LLC please forward your resume to smartin@amshealth.com
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    Wiki orthostatic hypertension

    Need to assign I10 Code. There is no specific code in alpha index for orthostatic hypertension. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/ Twitter: @HospitalCoders
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    vacuum delivery - can we use O80 for vacuum delivery

    vacuum delivery Will not code 080 (Encounter for full term uncomplicated delivery) Query the physician to determine the reason why the vacuum extraction, ventouse and/or forceps delivery was performed. Regards Dr.Ramnath Bandaru, CCS, CPC American Medical Services LLC http://amshealth.com/...
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    COC CPC seeks part time remote coding position

    Remote coding position Please forward your resume to smartin@amshealth.com
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    PEA arrest and prolonged hospital care

    For facility (DRG)- coding-Need to have complete documentation to have a comprehensive answer. Based on the inputs given in question. Cardiac arrest unspecified can be coded as there is no specific cause of cardiac arrest is not documented. Coming to the PDX if it is the reason necessitating...
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    Wiki Help with Sepsis Proteus Mirabilis Due To UTI

    Need to code cerumen impacted as it was mentioned We need to code for A41.59 ,N39.0 no need to code separate for Proteus Mirabilis B96.4.
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    Urgently looking for 10 Medical coders for Onsite and Remote coding positions

    Looking For Remote coders for Auditing Physicians Charts. Willing to travel when necessary. • Surgical oncology coder/Auditor for physician services with E&M coding. • Radiation oncology coder for physician services with E&M coding. Responsibilities: • Surgical coder with oncology experience...
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    HIRING!! INPATIENT Coders with CCS certification

    HIRING URGENT Certified Remote Coders. 1) For InPatient Coding candidate must be CCS certified coders Experience with EPIC preferred. PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU HAVE ABOVE SKILL SET. Minimum 2 years of work experience. Send your resume to smartin@amshealth.com with subject line as " Inpatient...
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    HIRING Remote Coders

    HIRING candidates who is having experience in 1) ER Long Term Acute Care 2)Acute Rehabilitation 3) MDC coding Mention Subject line as "Acute care Resume" Minimum 2 years of work experience. Kindly send your resumes to smartin@amshealth.com. Mention Skill set in the body of the email.
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    HIRING URGENT Certified Remote Coders

    HIRING URGENT Certified Remote Coders. 1) For InPatient Coding candidate must be CCS certified coders and 2) ER coders CPC or CCS and ancillary Coders. Experience with EPIC preferred Minimum 2 years of work experience. Send your resume to smartin@amshealth.com with subject line as "...
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