Billing and Coding for Moderate Conscious Sedation
Dec29

Billing and Coding for Moderate Conscious Sedation

New Codes for 2017 Moderate Conscious Sedation Billing CLICK HERE! Understanding the Proper Way of Billing and Coding Moderate Conscious Sedation Don’t miss the opportunity of billing CPT Code for Moderate Conscious Sedation to maximize reimbursement. Your practice might now known this – but these are services that are absolutely billable to Medicare and to all other… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful? Please comment below and share what you just found from this website! Go ahead - please click "SHARE"EmailTweetShare on...

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Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims
Dec28

Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims

Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims When you are a biller or a coder, one thing that you need to know first and foremost is where the service location was rendered. Your place of service can greatly affect how claims are processed and paid reimbursement. And you have to report the actual place of service where your physician had rendered his service. Always make sure to check with your payers including all your commercial insurance payers’ policy guidelines based in these place of service codes for professional claims. The following are the Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims that you can use when submitting claims. 01 Pharmacy A facility or location where drugs and other medically related items and services are sold, dispensed, or otherwise provided directly to patients. 02 Unassigned N/A 03 School. A facility whose primary purpose is education. 04 Homeless shelter.  A facility or location whose primary purpose is to provide temporary housing to homeless individuals (e.g., emergency shelters, individual or family shelters). 05 Indian Health Service freestanding facility. A facility or location, owned and operated by the Indian Health Service, which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (surgical and non-surgical), and rehabilitation services to American Indians and Alaska natives who do not require hospitalization. Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims 06 (Indian Health Service Provider-based Facility) to 10 06 Indian Health Service provider-based facility. A facility or location, owned and operated by the Indian Health Service, which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services rendered by, or under the supervision of, physicians to American Indians and Alaska natives admitted as inpatients or outpatients. 07 Tribal 638 freestanding facility. A facility or location owned and operated by a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska native tribe or tribal organization under a 638 agreement, which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services to tribal members who do not require hospitalization. 08 Tribal 638 Provider based Facility.  A facility or location owned and operated by a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska native tribe or tribal organization under a 638 agreement, which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services to tribal members admitted as inpatients or outpatients. 09 Prison/correctional facility. A prison, jail, reformatory, work farm, detention center, or any other similar facility maintained by either federal, state or local authorities for the purpose of confinement or rehabilitation of adult or juvenile criminal offenders. 10 Unassigned N/A Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims 11 (Office-based) to 15 (Mobile unit)  11 Office Location Other than a hospital, skilled nursing facility (SNF), military treatment facility, community health center, State or local public health clinic, or intermediate care facility...

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Billing CRNA Services for Certified Nurse Anesthesist Services
Dec28

Billing CRNA Services for Certified Nurse Anesthesist Services

Billing CRNA Services …. for your Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is not difficult as you might have thought. The most important thing that you know is how to read an operative report and the anesthesia record. The History and Physical on the medical record can also guide you for its medical necessity based on the… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful? Please comment below and share what you just found from this website! Go ahead - please click "SHARE"EmailTweetShare on...

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2015 Anesthesia Coding Changes
Dec17

2015 Anesthesia Coding Changes

In 2015, we will only see 3 codes being deleted. Make sure you get updated with this change as it may affect the way you code and bill for your services effective January 1, 2015. 2015 Anesthesia Coding Changes (Deleted) 00452 – Anesthesia for Procedures on clavicle and scapula; radical surgery 00622 – Anesthesia for Procedures on thoracic spine and cord; thoracolumbar sympathectomy 00634 – Anesthesia for Procedures in lumbar regionl chemonucleolysis Find this article useful? Please comment below and share what you just found from this website! Go ahead - please click "SHARE"EmailTweetShare on...

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Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes 64479, 64483, 64490, 64495
Dec15

Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes 64479, 64483, 64490, 64495

Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes can be tricky. Here’s one of my client’s question for me: Hi, Ms. Pinky, this is regarding coding for Transforaminal Epidural, Paravertebral Facet Joint, Epidurals and SI Injection with Ultrasound. Can we separately bill for the Ultrasound? Here’s my insights: Well, lookig at each of this procedure: Per CPT… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful? Please comment below and share what you just found from this website! Go ahead - please click "SHARE"EmailTweetShare on...

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