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Special Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Billing Exceptions for Laboratory Tests:

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How to Properly Report Monitoring Patients Taking Blood-thinning Medications

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Codes 93792 and 93792, which were added effective January 1, 2019, have specific guidelines that need to be followed. This article provides some guidance and tips on properly reporting these services.

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Used for Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain is a condition that can be diagnosed on its own or diagnosed as a part of another condition. When coding chronic pain, there is no time frame defining when pain becomes chronic pain; the provider’s documentation should be used to guide the use of these codes. ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes ...

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Pain Codes in ICD-10-CM

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When coding with ICD-10-CM, pain codes can be found in different sections: The Body System affected or site-specific pain codes, such as Low Back Pain M54.5, can be found in Chapter 13. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal system (M00-M99). Other examples might be ocular pain H57.1, found in Chapter 7. Diseases of ...

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Wolters Kluwer Drug Pricing

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Wolters Kluwer provides unit and package pricing for multiple drug price types: Average Wholesale Price (AWP), Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC), Direct Price (DP), Manufacturer's Suggested Wholesale Price (SWP), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Federal Upper Limit (CMS FUL), Average Average Wholesale Price (AAWP), Generic Equivalent Average Price (GEAP). Average...

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Tools and Resources for Life Care Planners

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Life Care Planners play a vital and underappreciated including understanding the progression of a disease and lifetime clinical treatment options, research, delete (I combined this into the paragraph above) compiled into one easy-to-use resource. a unified providing a single destination for procedure coding coding to find information on...

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Documentation for Urological Supplies

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The Medicare Learning Network provides guidance on required documentation for urological supplies.

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Documentation for Manual Wheelchairs

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The Medicare Learning network provides guidance on how to prevent denials for Manual Wheelchair Bases....

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Documentation for Home Health Services (Part A non DRG)

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The Medical Learning Network provides coverage guidance, which should be documented, for home health services.

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Documentation and Orders for Respiratory Assistive Device

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The Medicare Learning Network provides guidance on required documentation for a respiratory assistive device and ordering guidelines.

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Documentation for Skilled Nursing Facilities

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The Medicare Learning Network provides guidance on required documentation for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF).

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Special Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Billing Exceptions for Laboratory Tests PUB-100 40.4

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When a SNF furnishes laboratory services directly, it must have a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) number or a CLIA certificate of waiver, and the laboratory itself must be in the portion of the facility so certified. Normally the A/B MAC (A) makes payment under Part B for clinical laboratory ...

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Billing Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) (disposable device)

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Per CMS: Disposable NPWT services are billed using the following Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) codes: 97607 - Negative pressure wound therapy, (e.g., vacuum assisted drainage collection), utilizing disposable, non-durable medical equipment including provision of exudate management collection system, topical application(s), wound assessment, and instructions for ongoing care, per session; total wound(s) surface area less than or ...

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E/M and the Organ Systems Part 2 of 2

E/M and the Organ Systems Part 2 of 2

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E-M and the Organ Systems (Part 1)

E-M and the Organ Systems (Part 1)

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Anatomy of the Ankle and Common Injuries

Join Brandon Leavitt as we master the anatomy of the foot and ankle and common diseases and injuries which are found with this joint. We will also cover how these terms are described in ICD-10-CM.

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Anatomy and Diagnostic Coding for Wound Care

In this webinar, Brandon Leavitt will review the anatomy of wounds from injury, disease, and other conditions and the proper ICD-10-CM coding for them. A review of pressure and non-pressure, and venous stasis ulcers, burns, corrosions, neoplasms, and other diseases affecting the integument will be presented.

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Coding and Auditing Wound Care

In this webinar, Aimee will review wound care coding and auditing information for wound care services, including proper modifier use, NCCI edits, Medicare coverage guidelines, and documentation requirements.

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Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

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How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 08

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 08

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 07

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 36

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 34

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 04

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 32

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 31

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 03

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 02

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 30

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 29

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 28

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 27

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 01

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 26

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 23

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 21

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 20

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 19

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 18

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 15

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 14

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 13

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 11

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 10

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 09

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 09

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