Can an Attending Physician Attest to an NP Consult?
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?
Coding for Distraught Psychiatric Patients
Can you code when a patient is so distraught an appropriate history cannot be obtained, nor can a mental status exam be performed?
Vaccine Coding for Patients 19 and Older
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 Requirements for Transitional Care Management
Coding for TCM services should include global periods; dates of service; and correct documentation.
Making the Most of Transitional Care Management
TCM helps patients transition from the hospital to the community. Many physicians, however, miss deserved reimbursement because they lack documentation.
An Open Letter to Patients About Medical Billing
Patients can understand so little about their health plan that the billing department is automatically blamed when something goes wrong.
What States Make Patients Pay Out of Pocket the Most?
What state allows for almost 50 percent patient responsibility? Also, which services have the highest percentage of patient responsibility?
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