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Hearing Services HCPCS Code range V5008-V5364

The HCPCS codes range Hearing Services V5008-V5364 is a standardized code set necessary for Medicare and other health insurance providers to provide healthcare claims.

HCPCS Code range (V5008-V5364),Hearing Services, contains HCPCS codes for Hearing screening, hearing aid monaural body worn air conduction, bone conduction, Conformity evaluation, Glasses air conduction.

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HCPCS Code Range V5008- V5364

Physicians are better equipped to correctly diagnose Medicare patients with hypertension thanks to a new national coverage policy. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued, Jul... [ Read More ]

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released on June 20 the ICD-10-CM code descriptions, tables and index, and addendum for fiscal year 2020. There are 273 additions, 21 deletion... [ Read More ]

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and United States friends will gather to celebrate our independence. With the celebration comes a slew of accidents and injuries. Here are some ICD-... [ Read More ]

With so many complications that involve many specialties, correct coding is essential on many levels. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a systemic condition prevalent throughout the United States and the s... [ Read More ]

The root cause of the dementia will lead you to the correct diagnosis code. A diagnosis of “dementia” requires us to first understand the term. According to the Alzheimer’s Association: Demen... [ Read More ]

Clarification please regarding assigning Z21 vs B20 in the outpatient setting:
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Our office does many of our procedures under fluoroscopy guidance, and I bill for the contrast using CPT code Q9966 with NDC 0270131530, this is what's on th... [ Read More ]
Which guidance code? 76942 is bundled into 77012. CT used for localization..US used for needle insertion...Does one always have to use the primary guidance code, or does docum... [ Read More ]
I am auditing coding for interventional radiology biopsies using the new 2019 guidelines. When I pulled the pathology reports, the pathologist is stating the specimen they rec... [ Read More ]
If a PT was seen by the PA in the Emergency room and later admitted inpatient to the hospital, can we bill under the Dr's NPI if the Dr signs an attestation on the PA's note? Or... [ Read More ]
Please tell me how to code this procedure : Pt is 5 weeks pregnant and she has a Hemoperitoneum due to a ruptured bleeding ovarian cyst. Physician performs an exploratory laparo... [ Read More ]
Can / will anyone pls give any assistance? Would you pls give rational for code(s) you would do so I can better understand? Thank you all very much...

POS = IP; T... [ Read More ]
I am questioning the coding of the attached note. Can someone please look at the note and give me your opinion? I feel there may be an element of medical necessity.

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Hello, I am scheduled to take my CPC Exam for the first attempt next month. Are there any studying tips or tricks anyone can offer? Is medical terminology a huge part of the tes... [ Read More ]
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Does anyone have experience billing G0500 as a Method II CAH provider? We currently bill G0500 on the UB with all other facility and profee charges and our c... [ Read More ]