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.
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.
Patients can understand so little about their health plan that the billing department is automatically blamed when something goes wrong.
What state allows for almost 50 percent patient responsibility? Also, which services have the highest percentage of patient responsibility?
Physicians who spend significant time coordinating a patient's care may realize reimbursement in several ways.
Our coding expert discusses what to do when Medicare denies a consult code; preparation for Medicare chart audits; and coding for unusual services.
Here's why you should ignore "Incident to" Billing for PA services, which require a significant amount of additional work without a fair return in revenue.
Answers from our coding expert on questions regarding advance care planning; pessary cleaning; and identifying inclusive codes.
While some payer-based investigations into fraud might be based on actual patterns of abuse, most are just an attempt to recoup funds.