Coding Guidelines For Interventional Cardiology – LHC, RHC and Coronary Angiogram

Coding Guidelines For Interventional Cardiology – LHC, RHC and Coronary Angiogram

Left Heart Catheterization The physician threads a catheter to the heart, most frequently through an introducing sheath placed percutaneously into the femoral, brachial, or axillary artery using retrograde technique. Using this technique, the catheter passes through the aortic valve into the left ventricle. Blood samples, pressure and electrical recordings, and/or other tests are performed. ECG…

List With POS Codes – 2021

List With POS Codes – 2021

POS codes where a physician’s services are paid at the facility rate can be found underneath. POS 21: Inpatient Hospital POS 22: Outpatient Hospital POS 23: Emergency Room-Hospital POS 24: Medicare-participating Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) for a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code included on the ASC approved list of procedures. Medicare-participating ASC for…

CLIA Waived Test List

CLIA Waived Test List

What Is A Clia Waived Test? The following information is for the CLIA waived tests list. CR 11354 informs MACs of new Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) waived tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since these tests are marketed immediately after approval, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)…

Blood Types CPT Codes

Blood Types CPT Codes

Summary There are 4 main blood groups. Each group can be either Rh positive or Rh negative, which means in total there are 8 blood types. Red blood cells sometimes have another antigen. The Rh protein. If you have the RH protein, your blood group is Rh positive. If you don’t have it your blood…

Evaluation And Management CPT Codes (E/M) – CPT 99091 – CPT 99499 (2021)

Evaluation And Management CPT Codes (E/M) – CPT 99091 – CPT 99499 (2021)

Evaluation and management (E/M) services refer to visits and consultation. E/M CPT codes is a category of billing for physician that provide a way to classify the extent of a physician’s work, focuses on understanding the patient’s problems and analyse and report those physician services. CPT Codes For Non-Face-to-Face Evaluation and Management Services (CPT 99091…

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Released May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Released May 5, 2020

CMS Releases Additional Medicaid & CHIP COVID-19 FAQs for State Medicaid and CHIP Agencies CMS released additional frequently asked questions (FAQs) to aid state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) agencies in their response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  The new FAQs cover a variety of Medicaid and CHIP topics, including emergency…