Coding expert Bill Dacey reacts to CMS’s 2019 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that would collapse office Evaluation and Management code levels—and payment rates.
Coding expert Bill Dacey explores coding for ongoing wound care and unexpected, extended care for a diabetic patient.
Is a phone message sufficient to use the TCM coding series? Plus, guidance on advanced care planning codes.
This month's coding questions tackle the issue of problem “status,” TCM codes, and "quality" coding.
Coding expert explains why we don't typically see a 99397 and an AWV, and why Medicare discourages this from happening.
In this month's coding column, our expert answers whether or not you need to include vitals when coding a patient encounter.
In this month's coding column, expert Bill Dacey says requirements around the new code 93793 are unknown.
This month's coding questions look at coding for transition of care for a nursing facility patient and on Annual Wellness visits.
This month's coding questions look at the difference between a 99243 vs 99244 in a consulting capacity.
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.