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  • Modifier 25 Scavenger Hunt! Can You Find These Answers? May 21, 2019
    Keeping up with modifier 25 rules can be intimidating, so let’s add a little fun by seeing if you can unearth the answers to these questions at the locations provided. Ready, set, go! 1. Is This a Separate E/M? You may have the descriptor memorized for modifier 25 (Significant, separately identifiable evaluation and management service […]
  • Clear Up Coverage Questions for Medicare’s Hepatitis B Screening May 17, 2019
    The percentage of people who have hepatitis B but don’t know it could be as high as 67 percent, and the opioid epidemic is fueling an increase in infections, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). That’s one reason screening is so important. Medicare’s coverage rules for hepatitis B screening are specific, […]
  • So You Want to Know About Free CEUs From TCI SuperCoder … May 14, 2019
    A lot of questions have been coming in to us lately about CEUs. Check out this FAQ to get answers about keeping your credential current using TCI SuperCoder resources. Does TCI SuperCoder Offer Free CEUs? Yes, TCI SuperCoder offers at least six free educational webinars per year. If you attend a live webinar, you can […]
  • 5 Things to Know About K57.- for Diverticular Disease of Intestine May 10, 2019
    ICD-10-CM provides more than 20 codes for diverticular disease of the intestine, so you know attention to detail is the key to success! Here are five areas to watch to improve your coding accuracy. 1. Eat Your Wheaties Before You Tackle Documentation ICD-10-CM includes a lot of codes for diverticular disease under K57.-, so you’ve […]
  • Bulk Up Your Global Surgical Package Knowledge for Cleaner Claims May 6, 2019
    Let’s take Medicare’s list of services included in global surgery payment up a notch. If you remember each added tip below, you’ll be more likely to avoid reporting both too many and too few codes. Read This Booklet to Dive Deeper The source of the straight-from-Medicare bullet points quoted below is Medicare’s Global Surgery Booklet. […]
  • Medicare Helper: Don’t Let DOS Be the Downfall for Your Claims May 2, 2019
    Determining date of service (DOS) can be harder than it seems. Once you dive into the world of professional/technical components, monitoring services, and other non-obvious DOS possibilities, things get complicated fast. You can use the Medicare rules below as a starting point. Apply Different Dates for Radiology Components For many radiology codes, the Medicare Physician […]