The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 13132 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair-Complex Procedures on the Integumentary System.
Although you may not think you get paid for it, it’s included in the payment for surgery. In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with... [ Read More ]
Find three important details in the wound repair report, and you’ve got the case all sewn up. by G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC When coding for wound repair (closure), you must search the clinical docu... [ Read More ]
Fight for your right to be paid for properly documented claims. By G.J. Verhovshek When commenting on Abraham Morse’s, MD, MBA, article “Same-day E/M and Office Procedure: Yes, You Can!” (Mar... [ Read More ]
By John F. Bishop, PA-C, CPC, CGSC, CPRC Abdominal wall reconstruction has become more common in the past 10 years. Such reconstructions may occur for blunt or penetrating abdominal trauma, abdomin... [ Read More ]
Modifiers 54, 55, and 56 come in handy for coordinating care claims By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC All CPT® procedure codes that include a global surgical package consist of three parts: pre-opera... [ Read More ]
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I am working on some Medicare Dermatology claims. It was billed with 11302 and 11302-59. Is there a better way to code this to get reimbursement? Medicare is denying the first 1... [ Read More ]
For the 24 hour holter monitor we bill in the physician's office 93224. We put on the holter and interp. Should the DOS be when the physician reads the data or the day the holt... [ Read More ]
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How are you coding Lumbar Facet Arthropathy, M46.86 or M46.96 or neither?
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