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CPT 3776F, Under Diagnostic/Screening Processes or Results

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 3776F as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic/Screening Processes or Results.

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June 11, 2014

The American Medical Association (AMA) released on June 6 a handful of new or revised CPT® Category II codes. A change to an existing code under Patient History was implemented January 1, 2014: 1... [ Read More ]

Patient treated with splint for fracture(S82.831A) and refer him to ortho care in urgent care.

In ortho care, the physician evaluvate and said that contiune the spl... [ Read More ]
Patient came in for a Depo injection and the pharmacy provided the medication so I filed 96372 with Z30.42. The codes have been paid by all insurance companies all year long u... [ Read More ]
ED chart has laceration written all over it, yet it is an actual open bite by a dog. Is this coded to laceration per the physician or open bite? Txs
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Can anyone tell me if the Medicare rule for billing TC and 26 applies to remote interrogation codes 93294 & 93296. Should the TC 93296 be billed the date it was done and the... [ Read More ]
On EOB what is the understanding of Remit code 50 with N130?
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What are the guidelines for billing Q modifiers with 11721? Is it necessary to have systemic disease?
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I've searched here for previous answers on this but never seem to find exactly what I'm looking for-- if a provider indicates that they reviewed a previous Review of Systems and... [ Read More ]
#1 mediastinal exploration with evacuation of hemomediastinum
#2 evacuation of right hemothorax
#3 lysis of right pleural adhesions
#4 removal... [ Read More ]
Pt has surgery

pre tee read by dr x cardiologist

post tee read by dr y cardiothoracic that performed surgery

can both be coded?
Diff... [ Read More ]
Can anyone point me in the direction of a site that will give documentation guidelines for what is necessary to have been done prior to performing a hemorrhoid banding? I know ... [ Read More ]