usual

  1. M

    coder

    My doctor is wanting to use over the medication to make his risk higher and charge a 99214. Eztablished patient and stable problem HTN. No labs or other complexity ordered or reviewed. He feels if he tells the patient to take 3 ibruprofen at a time instead of the usual 2. It should be...
  2. 1

    What is considered beyond the usual preop care of 20610

    I am struggling to define exactly what all needs to be done in order to bill an EM with 20610. Modifier 25 is a (Significant, separately identifiable E&M service by the same physician on the same day of the procedure), indicates that the patient’s condition required a significant, separately...
  3. E

    Billing for Assistant Surgeon

    We are large academic facility and bill surgeries utilizing the 80 and 82 modifiers. Can someone tell me if you reduce your usual fee for the assistant surgeons or do you bill as normal and let the modifier dictate your reimbursement? Thanks, B
Top