The American Medical Association approved two coronavirus vaccine CPT Codes, 91300 and 91301. Two codes are being used to better track, report, and analyze data for the planning and allocation of vaccines. Four vaccine administration codes, 0001A, …..Continue Reading
Billing & Coding Tips
These articles will help you know how to correctly code for common medical situations using CPT codes and ICD-10 codes.
Payers don’t accept deleted CPT® codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date. But do you know how often you need to update your CPT® code set? It may be more often than you think. Here are some pointers to keep in mind to give your claims their best chance at accurate payment.Continue Reading
Your myocardial infarction ICD-10-CM 2018 prep isn’t complete until you’ve mastered the changes to the ICD-10 Official Guidelines. Separate out which guidelines apply to type 1 MIs, and discover how the new focus on types affects your coding of subsequent MIs.Continue Reading
What every medical biller, coder, or clinical documentation improvement specialist wants physicians to know about queries. Clarifying information written on charts and documents in order to assign codes accurately.Continue Reading
We discuss 5 challenges to proper documentation and coding in a cardiology practice. These challenges include human errors, lack of knowledge regarding current coding and documentation standards, working and charting in multiple care environments, and/or not coding to the highest degree of specificity.Continue Reading
How do you bill for smoking cessation counseling? Who’s covered? Who can perform the service? What codes should be used? Are there documentation requirements? How much does it reimburse? Billing 99406 and 99407 is simple if you have the all the information.Continue Reading