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Differences: Preventive vs. Office Visits in Medical Coding & Billing

Preventive Services Vs Office Visits: It is important to note that Medicare does not cover preventive services in the same manner as commercial payers. Therefore, it is important to know the patient’s policy and insurance coverage. Table A shows a breakdown of the coverage parameters. Understanding the distinction between Preventive Services Vs Office Visits is […]
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Top Medical Coding Challenges and How to Avoid Them

Medical coding challenges: Medical coding in healthcare is the process of converting complicated medical information into standardized codes that may be used for Medical billing and record keeping. Medical coding presents unique obstacles, even though it is critical for guaranteeing proper compensation and keeping a complete patient history. In this article, we’ll navigate through common […]
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Medical coding practices

Telemedicine Trends and Their Impact on Medical Coding Practices

Medical coding practices’ evolve as the healthcare landscape rapidly transforms with telemedicine leading the way and the proliferation of virtual consultations. In addition to the unique challenges and opportunities presented by these changes, it is also important to remember that optimizing medical coding procedures and ensuring appropriate reimbursements are also unique challenges presented by these […]
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CPT 2024 Coding Updates

CPT 2024 Coding Changes Impacting General Surgery and Specialties

The American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Phrasing (CPT)* code set is overhauled every year. This year, numerous of the upgrades are time-based codes, which may influence when they may be detailed. This article depicts CPT 2024 Coding Updates that are pertinent to common surgery and related specialties. Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in CPT 2024 Coding […]
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Navigating E&M Code Changes

It is expected that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will release a completely revamped version of the evaluation and management (E&M) codes by 2021, particularly for the office visit codes (999201-99205 and 99211-99215). In addition to the changes to the office visit codes, there were significant changes to the 2023 guidelines. These […]
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Medicare ASC Payment System 2024 Update

Medicare ASC Payment System 2024 Update: New HCPCS Codes & Changes

Medicare payment systems undergo many updates at the beginning of the new year. In the January 2024 update to the ASC Payment System, there are new HCPCS Level II codes for the following ambulatory surgical centers, dentist offices, and durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers: Payments can be passed through covered devices Radiation therapy guided by […]
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2024 Comprehensive Cardiology ICD 10 Codes for Healthcare Professionals

Here’s an extensive table of cardiology ICD 10 codes tailored for utilization by cardiology specialists, researchers, and healthcare practitioners such as nurses, medical coders, and physicians. This curated table encompasses relevant 2024 cardiology ICD 10 codes and classifications specifically focused on cardiovascular conditions. Contained herein are cardiology ICD 10 codes covering a wide range of […]
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New Era for Audiology - 2023 Challenges

A New Era for Audiology: Tackling Challenges in 2023 and Beyond

As we forge ahead into 2023, audiology practices face a myriad of challenges. The growing prevalence of hearing loss, rapid technological advancements, and changing market dynamics are just a few of the many hurdles that audiologists must overcome to thrive in an increasingly competitive environment. With an estimated 466 million people worldwide suffering from disabling […]
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Using Modifier – 25 on an E/M Visit

In recent years, there has been an increase in scrutiny regarding the use of modifier -25 to identify separate evaluation and management (E/M) services on the same day as another procedure. Insurers are now demanding documentation of such services both before and after payment, leading to a significant administrative burden for urology practices. The reason […]
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