This month's coding column looks at whether or not you can count addressing routine chronic conditions without a change in plan of care as E&M.
Physicians are first concerned with treating patients. But they are also business owners. It is a mistake not to review potential areas of risk.
What are the rules when it comes to completing chart notes after the time of service? Can doctors charge a copay for an annual exam?
It's been one year since ICD-10 has come into effect. How did practices deal with the transition and what's next?
CPT designates six codes to report vaccine administration. Here's how to make sure you are reporting the correct service and conditions.
While the ICD-10 grace period was relevant to only CMS, there is still work to be done. Here are nine steps practices can take to ensure post Oct. 1, they are ready.
This month's coding questions tackle whether physicians in the same group practice in the same specialty have to bill as a single doctor.
In the world of coding, here's why an attending physician is not really allowed to attest to an NP consult. Also, what are comparative billing reports?
Can you code when a patient is so distraught an appropriate history cannot be obtained, nor can a mental status exam be performed?
How to institute vaccine administration codes for patients who are older than 19 years of age. Also, guidance on follow-up codes in electronic billing.