This article outlines kidney anatomy, explains percutaneous nephrolithotomy and pyelolithotomy procedures, highlights relevant CPT guidance, and includes insight from experts. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
CMS recently published an FAQ document on the use of drug waste modifiers. The resource addresses how the modifiers affect Medicare policy, to which products they can be appended, billing concerns, and more.
The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule finalized major documentation and coding changes. This article summarizes new guidance for reporting E/M and telehealth services and a significant cut to physician payments.
Tonya Moton, RHIA, CCS, defines social determinants of health coding, explains the challenges of reporting these factors, and outlines how coders and providers can work together to create a positive impact in at-risk communities.