When do we report codes 99453 and 99454?
What type of mammogram should a patient receive who has a personal history of biopsy-proven benign breast disease?
When testing is conducted on a single specimen source such as urine, do we need to report a modifier?
For Medicare hospital billing, if a planned PTCA is attempted but the balloon cannot be advanced across the lesion, can we bill for the attempted angioplasty?
For postmortem examination coding, how are the terms of newborn, infant, and macerated stillborn defined?
What is the difference between oral hydration and intravenous hydration therapy?
May we bill G codes to bill for the demonstration of a nebulizer or an inhaler device?
How do you code for a 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock breast mass/lesion since there are no “other specified site” or “unspecified quadrant” codes? ICD-10-CM code N63 (Unspecified breast lump) requires specification of the quadrant of the lump site. The radiology report states, “12 o’clock right breast mass.”
What is the Saving Access to Laboratory Service Act?
A diagnostic cardiac catheterization is performed demonstrating two-vessel coronary disease. Due to contrast load, the procedure is staged. A lesion in the LAD is treated by a DES at the initial session and the right coronary lesion is treated at a separate encounter. Can the injection of the coronary arteries during the second encounter be coded and billed with
code 93454 (coronary angiography only)?
Do you have any tips for documenting respiratory rehabilitation services?
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