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What you need to know about a comprehensive exam for a physicalWhat qualifies as a preventative exam?
Are your CCM codes correct?Greater scrutiny of CCM services could be on the way, perhaps even denials. So physicians should ensure they are coding the right way the first time.
Is advanced care planning billable?Physicians can bill advanced care planning regardless of whether a patient fills out the relevant legal forms, but should review payer contracts to ensure it is a billable service.
How to avoid TCM coding denialsCMS and most commercial payers began to pay for TCM in 2013, but physicians continue to see denials. Experts believe there could be several reasons why.
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5 things you need to know about ZikaSummer is mosquito season, and in recent years that has meant concern about Zika.
Prolonged services payments on the riseThe good news is that payment for prolonged services rose in 2017. The bad news is that the feds are taking a closer look at use of these codes.
Quiz: Do you know your TCM codes?How well do you know how to utilize Transitional Care Management codes at your practice? Take our quiz and find out.
Quiz: Are your incident-to and shared/split visits codes correct?Are you documenting your incident-to and shared/split visits correctly? Take our quiz and find out.
How to select the correct obesity codesInformation regarding the ICD-10 codes E66.01 and E66.9 causes confusion
Here's why high-level E/M codes mean more money
Here's why high-level E/M codes mean more moneyWhen documented and coded appropriately, high-level E/M codes translate into greater reimbursement than their lower-level counterparts