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FAQs for 2018

Coding multiple PCI in one vessel for Cardiology: Question: My Cardiologist placed a DES (Drug Eluding Stent) in the right coronary artery, and then did several passes in the proximal right coronary with the atherectomy device, and post ballooned the same vessel. How do I capture all of these services? Answer: You’ll report the code […]

Should you consider outsourcing your billing?

Below is a starting point of your billing service checklist. Make sure you receive answers to these questions from your potential new billing company before you sign a contract and know what you are getting and what they are giving. (For a complete list, please join our onDemand Coding Corner Membership service.)  Years in Business? […]

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandated Telehealth Medicare reimbursement for specific Telemedicine/Telehealth services

Healthcare and Telemedicine

A recent news release from AMA regarding the use of Telemedicine states: Telehealth and Telemedicine are another stage in the ongoing evolution in new models for the delivery of care and patient-physician interactions. AMA Board member Jack Resnick MD also added: The new AMA ethical guidance notes, that while new technologies and new models of care will continue […]