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Question: In a new electronic health record (EHR) system, when a patient doesn’t have a medical history, the medical history portion just shows up blank. The physicians in my practice wa... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
The biggest dollar figure attached to a commonly denied service belongs to 78452 (Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies) at $962.29 per denia... More
Question: In a new electronic health record (EHR) system, when a patient doesn’t have a medical history, the medical history portion just shows up blank. The physicians in my practice wa... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
The biggest dollar figure attached to a commonly denied service belongs to 78452 (Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies) at $962.29 per denia... More
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Manny Oliverez, CEO of Capture Billing in South Riding, Va., swears by a cover letter his billers use on claims with the problematic 24 modifier, along with good documentation.
Take note of revisions to the procedures and services covered by the Stark Physician Self-Referral rule in the physician fee schedule and make sure your practice isn’t involved in problematic referral arrangements for them.
 
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