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Constitutional states in development (V21)

ICD-9 code V21 for Constitutional states in development is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS ENCOUNTERING HEALTH SERVICES IN CIRCUMSTANCES RELATED TO REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (V20-V29).

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Constitutional states in development

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Will your utilization data pre- and post-PDGM make you stand out to authorities? As the weeks under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) wear on, more reports of home health agencies (HHAs) cu... [ Read More ]

The New York Post ran a story that caught my attention regarding a recent study conducted by a research team led by University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth, PhD. Dr. Duc... [ Read More ]

Since 1963, February has been “American Heart Month,” and the American Heart Association has been leading its awareness. The goal during this month is to acknowledge heart disease and to raise ... [ Read More ]

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MACs may be applying the multiple endoscopy rule incorrectly. In the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the pro... [ Read More ]

If the ear wax is not impacted what dx code is appropriate to use?
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I work for a small IPA and we are trying to figure out what is correct for the technical component of IOM. I have been denying them because I assumed the tec... [ Read More ]
I just started working at a FQHC (Fed. Qualified Healthcare Center) they have a RN with an NPI and are asking if she can put through charges on her own. My understanding is tha... [ Read More ]
Hello, I've never seen this before. During a bronch, the doc injected lidocaine with epinephrine and thrombin to stop bleeding in the lung. Would this fall under the alveolar la... [ Read More ]
Can a Licensed MSW, bill medicare under an LCSW ? Provided the LCSW is available and on site?
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I'm having trouble determining how to code these measurements of debridement's.
Can someone list the proper way to address these measurements attached from an op note.
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I work with a provider who uses paracervical blocks for difficult IUD insertions and she wants to bill for the block. The description in my OBGYN coding companion for CPT 58300 ... [ Read More ]
NOTE (Tuesday April 2, 2019 03:17 PM)
Chief Complaint: Three week recheck, feeling a little better from her sinus surgery.
History of Present Illness:
is now a... [ Read More ]
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Position Type
FULLTIME

Requisition ID
7791

Level of Education
High School/Equivalent

Years of Expe... [ Read More ]
MD sees the patient and after evaluation determines that the patient might benefit from an injection (steroid) to be given same day. Order is put in. PA signs the consent and ... [ Read More ]