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    36558 vs 36561 vs 36566 ?? Under ultrasound guidance, the right internal jugular vein was cannulated with a micropuncture needle, followed by wire and a microsheath. I then inserted the wire. A small incision was made in the neck and a...
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    Klynch49 replied to the thread In-office surgical suite.
    You state that we share a waiting room. This is not the case. The office is located at one address and the surgery center is located at another address in a building built to specifications of an ASC. It contains all the elements of an ASC, just...
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    Good afternoon, I am a new member to your chapter as well as AAPC for the certifications CPB & CPC. I have been in some form of medical field for 20+ years and eventually worked my way to billing and coding multi specialties to include...
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    Good Morning Everyone, My name is Jessenia. I am new to Medical Coding. This is my first post ever to AAPC. First post in my life on AAPC. Hello Hello! Question: Will I be taking my classes through this website? Or will it be via Blackboard...
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    SharonCollachi replied to the thread In-office surgical suite.
    I love your challenging questions, by the way. I dig the research. One of the positives about being in your position, is that if you have an office that uses the same waiting room as your surgical suite, you can have both open at the same time...
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    Klynch49 replied to the thread In-office surgical suite.
    Back at this again.....Florida Board of Accreditation of a Level III surgery center, stand alone building with it's own Tax ID and NPI. What place of service code would be used?
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    SharonCollachi replied to the thread Question Modifier TC.
    I must admit, I have no idea what you are trying to say, if you are adding something different than has already been said.
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    Narasimhareddysegai replied to the thread Covid 19 Mod GT/95.
    Both modifiers reflects the service performed through synchronous face to face video using applications like Watsapp, Zoom etc, application of modifier depends up on your payer, hope this also helps while you coding.
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    New patient status is unrelated to tax id, it is related to the person (provider). "A new patient is one who has not received any professional services ... from the physician/qualified health care professional... within the past three years."
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    Hello! We recently had a group of two NP's, and that group tax ID retired and the NP we kept on opened up her own tax ID new practice. When she sees the patients again for a e/m will she bill it as a new patient since it is a new tax ID? Thank...
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    twizzle replied to the thread Question CPT 52000.
    You are right to be rigid in what is acceptable documentation and what is not. In my opinion this note contains insufficient documentation to bill 52000 and, as Thomas said, the payer could make life very difficult for the provider if an audit...
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    twizzle replied to the thread Question Comprehensive Exam?.
    Yes, I agree.
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    Thanks so much for the advice!
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