The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 19101 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Breast.
Make quick and easy work of determining which procedures and services are bundled and when. Most coders, billers, and clinicians are familiar with the concept of the surgical package or global peri... [ Read More ]
An interview between a surgical coder and a breast surgeon uncovers essential clinical and medical coding guidance. Breast health is an important topic for all women, and should be for men, as well... [ Read More ]
Payer rules differ with what’s considered an unrelated E/M service provided during the global period of a procedure. Typically, an evaluation and management (E/M) service provided during the glob... [ Read More ]
By LuAnn Jenkins, CPMA, CPC, CEMC, CFPC In 1992, the “global surgery” concept was introduced under the Resource Based Relative Value Unit System (RBRVS) and payment policy. Medicare adopted thi... [ Read More ]