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    Fee Ticket

    Hi! Can someon help me with the fee ticket for Ablations.. I have a new EP Doctor in our office.. Thanks
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    LHC - Report

    I have a question, based on this description of the procedure would it be ok to bill CPT 93458.. If not, then can someone please help me in explaining what is it that the Doctor is not mentioning in his description.. PROCEDURE: 1. Left heart catheterization and angiography. 2. Left...
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    ICD Billing

    Hi, I am very new to Pacemaker/ICD placement billing, so can someone please help me with the coding of this procedure: Operative report: The patient was brought to the electrophysiology laboratory. Informed consent was obtained for the procedure. The patient was sedated by anesthesia. The...
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    Abblation

    Can someone help me with billing for ablations. I have some idea about the main codes: Atrioventricular node function - 93650 Supraventricular tachycardia - 93651 Ventricular tachycardia - 93652 But what are the add on codes.. Also the EP study codes..
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    Tissue Doppler echo

    Can someone please let me know the CPT code for - Tissue Doppler echocardiography
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    76376 and 76377

    Can some one please let me know what "base imaging procedure codes" needs to be billed in addition to the 76376 & 76377 cpt codes..
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    Critical Care Note

    Will this note justify critical care code. Patient is already in ICU when the Doctor is called.. TYPE OF CONSULTATION: Cardiology ORDERING PHYSICIAN: Dr. ____________ CONSULTING PHYSICIAN: _____________ REASON FOR CONSULTATION: Consideration for myocardial infarction. HISTORY OF...
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    Help..

    I need help with a situation in the office There are two cardiologists with seperate tax id's involved in this situation. Cardiologist#1 sees the patient & refers him to cardiologist#2 for pacemaker / ICD implants. Cardiologist#2 sees the patient on the same day & bills for a consult/new...
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    E/M Visit

    I need help with a situation in the office There are two cardiologists with seperate tax id's involved in this situation. Cardiologist#1 sees the patient & refers him to cardiologist#2 for pacemaker / ICD implants. Cardiologist#2 sees the patient on the same day & bills for a consult/new...
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    Procedure Billing

    Guys I need help in billing this procedure. Can someone please help. PROCEDURES 1. Left heart catheterization and angiography. 2. Bilateral selective angiography. 3. Left ventriculography. PROCEDURE NOTE: Informed consent was obtained from the patient. The patient was premedicated and brought...
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    Pacemaker & ICD

    Can some one please help me with a cheat sheet for the Pacemaker & ICD placement procedure codes..
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    Admission for Observation care after PTCA/stent

    Can I bill the Initial obervation care code (99234-99236) if the patient was scheduled for a heart cath that led to the patient having PTCA/stent. The patient needed to be kept in the hospital overnight for observation & then bill a discharge (99217) the next day?
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    Renal Artery Stent

    Can some one help me code this procedure.. I am new to cardiology billing & totally confused with this one. PROCEDURE: After informed consent was obtained from the patient, the patient was premedicated and brought to the cath lab where she was sterilely prepped and draped and locally...
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    outpatient or inpatient

    Patient was scheduled for an outpatient angiogram. But after the angiogram it was decided that he needed a bypass the same day. How do I bill the angiogram, as an out patient or inpatient. The patient got admitted right away. Please advise.
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    Ekg - information up in Medicare

    How many time can a patient have ekg in a year? Is there some document that I can look this information up in Medicare? Please help.
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    Observation Code with PTCA/Stent

    Can some one let me know if we need to bill the initial opservation code 99218 if the patient is admitted for observation after PTCA/Stent & discharged the next day. The cardiologist is doing the PTCA & then admitting the patient overnight for observation. He is then discharging the patient...
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    Help-Abdominal Ultrasound

    Hi Can some help with what would be the correct code to bill for the following ultrasound. I am debating between 93979 & 93976. The report states: Abdominal Arterial Duplex Indication: Atherosclerosis Procedure: Abdominal ultrasound was performed using grayscale & color-doppler to visualize...
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    93228 & 93229

    Can a physician bill for both the 93228 & 93229 codes if he buys the monitor? Please help.
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    LHC w/coro inj. only - Help

    Can some one please help. I have looked at all the resources available for the new cath codes that were posted but am still not sure about this. What is the CPT code that can be used when the Doctor just does: 1. Left heart catheterization. 2. Selective left main coronary angiography. 3...
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    cpt code 76700 v/s 76770-- Help!

    Can someone please help me with the difference between cpt 76700 & 76770. If my Doctor does an Abdominal Ultrasound for Aortic Aneurysm what should I bill.
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    AAA Ultrasound - Help

    Can some one help. Please! Does Medicare cover Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Ultrasound to confirm the extent of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a patient who is already showing symptoms. I am not talking about the Screening for "Welcome to Medicare" patients. But regular medicare patients.
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    Is it 93508 or 93510

    Please confirm the CPT code to bill with. Should it be 93508, 93545, 93556 or 93510, 93545 & 93556? The op report states: NAME OF PROCEDURES 1. Selective left and right coronary angiography. 2. Supervision and interpretation of coronary angiography. 3. Right femoral angiography. DESCRIPTION...
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    Help..

    Can some please help me code this procedure.. I know the the cath codes should be: 93510-26 93543 93555-26 93545 93556-26 But I am confused about how to code "Angiography of the abdominal aorta with runoff" PROCEDURES 1. Left heart catheterization. 2. Selective left and right coronary...
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    Inpatient v/s outpatient-Help

    Is there a difference in physician reimbursement for coronary interventions / angiography done as inpatient or outpatient? I cannot find anything on the web regarding this. Also some cardiologist insist on admitting their patients as inpatients whereas the hospitals prefer the patients be...
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    Help

    Can someone please help me code this procedure. Should it be billed with 93510-26, 93545 & 93556-26 only or there should be any other codes.. 1. Left heart catheterization. 2. Selective left and right coronary angiography. 3. Supervision and interpretation of coronary angiography. 4. Coronary...
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    Nuclear Stress Test-Help

    I am a little confused. I work for a cardiologist. They do Nuclear Adeno Stress test in the Hospital. Can you please confirm what are the codes that I should be billing. Is it : 93018 93016 78452-26 or 93018 93016 93350-26
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    Please advise-Help

    Would you bill the these codes for the following procedure? Please help I am new to cardiology billing 93510-26 93545 93556-26 92980-LC-53 DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: Following informed consent, the patient was brought to the cardiac catheterization laboratory where the right groin was prepped...
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    PCI Discharge

    Patient has a PCI & is dischaged the next day. Can the doctor bill for the dicsharge? Please help.
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    CPT Code for failed PCI..???

    Hi Is there a billable code for failed PCI? Please help
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    Help - Left Heart Cath coding

    I am new to hospital billing can some one please help me code the following procedure: Left heart catheterization. 2. Coronary angiography. 3. Saphenous vein graft angiography. 4. Left internal mammary artery angiography. CONCLUSION: Two-vessel coronary artery disease with 3 grafts patent. 1...
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    Abdominal aortogram with peripheral runoff and..

    Can someone please help on how to code this procedure: Procedure 1. Abdominal aortogram with peripheral runoffs 2. Left superficial femoral artery angiography 3. Left popliteal angiography 4. Left distal superficial femoral artery PTA and stenting The right femoral artery was cannulated using...
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    Myocardial Viability Study

    One of our doctor is doing a myocardial viabilty study. The patient is coming in on tuesday when he will be given 1 dose of thallium & then pictures are going to be taken then after 48 thours which is thursday he will come in again. Pictures are going to be taking than the patient is going to be...
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    Help needed

    I am confused. I work for a cardiologist who does complete Stress Echo with Doppler Heart Exam & Doppler Color Flow in the office. Should I bill 93350 & 93351 or 93351, 93320, & 93325 Please help. Thanks
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    A9505

    I read some where that we are supposed to use 4 units for every 3.5 mCi of the Thallous Chloride (A9505) in nuclear study. Is it correct? Please help.
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    Modifier GW

    I am getting quite a few denials from Medicare for the Ekgs done on patients belonging to Nursing facilities.. Can I use the GW modifier? Please help .
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    Family Counseling Code

    I work for an internal medicine doctor & he want me to bill Medicare for family counseling.. How do I do that? Can someone please help.. Thanks
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    Regular Stress test

    Please help! I need to know what code should I bill with if a patient has a regular stress test. Not a Stress Echocardiography. Thanks
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    Auth Submission

    Can some one help me with the codes that need to be submitted for pulmonary valvuloplasty. I know the main code is 92990 but what about the other cath codes.. thanks
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