Awareness : Did You Know?

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #15

New CDC recommendations are to test first with the interferon-γ release assay (IGRA) when the physician determines it’s appropriate to test for latent TB infection.

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For The Week of May 22, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #14

When performing Y-90 mapping in Interventional Radiology…

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For The Week of May 15, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #13

Laboratory codes 83721 and 80061.

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For The Week of May 8, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #12

As a reminder, the following ICD-10 codes are typically linked to GERD procedures.

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For The Week of May 1, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #11

Recently, two Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) affecting Ophthalmology have been revised to include ICD-10-CM diagnosis code range T85.22XA-T85.22XS.
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For The Week of April 3, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #10

Recommendations apply to all order entry mechanisms whether they are hard-copy requisitions or electronic/web-based systems.
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For the Week of March 27, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #8

How to avoid 2017 cataract claim hot spots by amping up your documentation.
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For The Week of February 27, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #9

In regard to E/M guidelines to transfer of a patient, what is meant by the term “merged records?”
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For The Week of March 13, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #7

Our physician documented a malignant cancer of the lateral and posterior wall of the urinary bladder. Can we submit codes C67.2 and C67.4?
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For The Week of February 20, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #6

New for Cardiology in the 2017 CCI Edits.
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For The Week of February 13, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #5

A new CPT Category I code (76706) was established to bill abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening.
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For The Week of February 6, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #4

In 2017, Moderate Sedation Codes 99143-99150 have been deleted. They have been replaced with the following new codes 99151-99157.
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For The Week of January 30, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #3

If a treating physician orders an automated hemogram (CPT code 85027) and a manual differential WBC count (CPT code 85007), can both codes be reported for Medicare patients?
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For The Week of January 23, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #2

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, , Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Medical Center, Inc. (Mayo Clinic), Wisconsin, agreed to pay $219,357.82 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law.
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For The Week of January 16, 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #1

If non-selective renal angiography is performed at the time of a diagnostic cardiac catheterization, should level ll HCPCS code G0275 be reported?
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For The Week of January 9, 2017