Julie Kyles, CPC, explains that CMS issued a modest set of hospital and practitioner procedure-to-procedure and medically unlikely edits in the latest quarterly update to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits, effective July 1
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released the results of an audit of Medicare billing requirements for psychotherapy services submitted from March 2020 through February 2021 as providers adapted to changes introduced as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Surgical osseointegrated bone prostheses have emerged as a popular alternative to hearing aids. Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA, defines how these devices work and how to report implantation, removal, and replacement of these devices in CPT.
The aim of every hernia repair procedure is to manipulate the herniated organ back into its proper position. This article reviews procedures and 2023 CPT coding guidance for hiatal, inguinal, femoral, abdominal, and parastomal hernia repairs. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.