With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
This month's coding questions look at coding for transition of care for a nursing facility patient and on Annual Wellness visits.
It's the time of year to update your fee schedule. Do you know where to find your contracted rates?
This month's coding questions look at the difference between a 99243 vs 99244 in a consulting capacity.
What do practices need to know about coding for advance care planning? Here is some guidance from the AAPC's John Verhovshek.
How do physicians need to manage hypertension — from a coding perspective — in the age of quality-based care?
This month's coding questions include what to do with the ROS section of the EHR and whether or not to bill a physical during a follow-up.
Did you know that your insurance payers have very specific rules that you are required to follow? Don't leave money on the table.
Coding expert Bill Dacey answers questions on the correct definition of 'contact' and the 'mid-point rule' during a medical visit.
When do you use modifier 25 or 57? Coding expert John Verhovshek explains the difference when coding an E&M service.