Payment cuts are in the offing for Part B providers in 2023, along with a series of other projected changes targeting E/M services, COVID-19-related billing flexibilities, and value-based care, according to the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule released July 7.
The American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel recently published changes to its E/M Services Guidelines. The update includes code revisions, additions, and deletions, which are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2023.
This article analyzes ICD-10-CM codes for diseases that can manifest from prolonged hypertension. These codes appear throughout the ICD-10-CM manual, but most are found in Chapter 9 (Diseases of the circulatory system). Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
A broken nose is a break in the bone or cartilage over the bridge of the nose or over the septum—the structure that separates the nostrils. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA , explains how to select the most specific CPT codes for nasal fracture and dislocation treatments.