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G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC

G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC

G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC, is the managing editor for AAPC's publications. He has written, co-written, and edited dozens of coding and compliance resource manuals, including the Part B Survival Guide (1st edition) and The Official CPC Certification Study Guide (1st edition). E-mail him here.

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When do you use modifier 25 or 57? Coding expert John Verhovshek explains the difference when coding an E&M service.


Using telehealth services? Here are the basics on reporting this to Medicare, in order to get properly paid.


Everything you want to know about coding a transitional care management encounter, including what services are included.


Revised codes and coding guidelines for 2017 completely change reporting for moderate sedation services. Here's what you have to know.

Here are six basic requirements to meet incident-to guidelines and get properly reimbursed for your care.

CPT designates six codes to report vaccine administration. Here's how to make sure you are reporting the correct service and conditions.

Coding for TCM services should include global periods; dates of service; and correct documentation.

TCM helps patients transition from the hospital to the community. Many physicians, however, miss deserved reimbursement because they lack documentation.

Physicians who spend significant time coordinating a patient's care may realize reimbursement in several ways.

Proper documentation and reporting of codes for prolonged services allows providers to improve compensation for lengthy outpatient services.


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