Tag Archives: CPT Code

Identify Coding Pitfalls to Avoid Common Claim Errors

Coding errors accounted for 8.7 percent of improper payments made by Medicare in 2018, which cost over $2.75 billion. To avoid costly denials and potential payback demands, it’s essential to review code guidelines before submitting your claims. If your practice … Continue reading

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AMA Releases 335 CPT Changes For 2019

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set on 5th Sept 2018. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edition reflecting the CPT Editorial Panel and the health care … Continue reading

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Gastroenterology CPT and HCPCS Code Upgrades 2019

On September 5, 2018, the American Medical Association (AMA) released the 2019 CPT Code Set in an official press release. The main theme surrounding new codes, revised codes, and deleted codes is to increase specificity. This is a good time … Continue reading

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Why documentation of procedure holds the key in Radiology Medical Billing?

The brilliant principle for therapeutic charging has dependably been “If it’s not archived, it wasn’t finished.” For demonstrative imaging focuses, that is particularly valid, where exact repayment relies on very exact documentation and coding. What’s more, in case you’re not … Continue reading

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Procedure for Claim Submission with J-codes

The CMS has developed the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for reporting medical procedures and services. Some of the most commonly used HCPCS Level II Codes, J-codes are used for non-orally administered medication, chemotherapy, and immunosuppressive drugs and inhalation … Continue reading

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CPT Category II Code Updates by AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released an update of CPT Category II code list, which will first appear in CPT 2012, with an implementation date of 1st Jan, 2011. The CPT Category II codes are supplemental tracking codes that … Continue reading

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