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Old Medical Code Set

Why Old Medical Code Sets Are Still Essential: A Comprehensive Guide

Remaining current is indispensable in the healthcare industry, yet relying solely on present codes may not always be the optimal solution. When tasked with conducting an audit, handling an appeal, or conducting research on the appropriate code usage for a previous encounter, having a thorough understanding of the code descriptors and guidelines that were applicable […]
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CMS Corrects Time Thresholds for Prolonged Services

What a difference 15 minutes can make when billing E/M services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice March 14 correcting several errors in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule. Most notably, CMS is correcting technical errors in the calculations of the time thresholds for reporting evaluation and […]
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The 2023 Telehealth Service Codes Physicians Need to Know

Question: Could you kindly provide us with the updated telehealth services codes for the year 2023? Response: Regarding Medicare Telehealth Services for the year 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are introducing fresh Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes to the compilation of Medicare telehealth services. More precisely, the subsequent HCPCS […]
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