(2022) Pacemaker Coding Guidelines (CPT 33206, CPT 33207 & CPT 33208)

(2022) Pacemaker Coding Guidelines (CPT 33206, CPT 33207 & CPT 33208)

Pacemakers can be covered by medicare when reported correctly. The insertion or replacement of a pacemaker can be billed with CPT 33206, CPT 33207 and CPT 33208. The description of the pacemaker codes, billing guidelines and reimbursement can be found below. What Are Pacemakers? Permanent cardiac pacemakers refer to a group of self-contained, battery operated,…

(2022) How To Use Global Period In Medical Billing

(2022) How To Use Global Period In Medical Billing

Global Period is a time frame following surgery during which routine care by the physician i.e., all necessary services normally furnished by a physician [before (Pre-operative), during (Intra-Operative), and after (Post-operative) the procedure] are included in the reimbursement of the original surgery and they cannot be separately reported. List Of Global Period Status Indicators Each CPT…

(2022) Descriptions Of All Blood Collection Tubes (Red, Gold, Green, Lavender, White, Blue & Gray)

(2022) Descriptions Of All Blood Collection Tubes (Red, Gold, Green, Lavender, White, Blue & Gray)

Listed below are the the blood tube types for collection available in the laboratory. The description of the red tube top, the gold tube top, the green tube top, the lavender tube top, the white tube top, the blue top tube and the gray tube top can be found underneath. Vacutainer tubes are used for…

Numerator And Denominator In PQRS

Numerator And Denominator In PQRS

Physician Quality Reporting measures consist of two major components. A denominator and a nominator. Each component is defined by specific codes described in the respective measure’s specification along with the reporting instructions and use of modifiers. Denominators The first measure component is the denominator, which describes the eligible cases for a measure or the eligible…

Coding Guidelines For CPT 90718

Coding Guidelines For CPT 90718

The replacement code for CPT 90718 is CPT 90714. MM4222 alerts Medicare carriers and intermediaries that Effective July 1, 2005 they must use the new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) 90714 CPT Code (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) adsorbed, preservative free, for use in individuals seven years or older, for intramuscular use) for services previously billed under CPT…

What is Condition Code G0?

What is Condition Code G0?

Usage of Condition code G0 in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) indicates that the visits were distinct and independent of each other and, therefore, qualify for separate reimbursement for each visit.  Modifier 27 would be appended to the appropriate level of E/M codes. How To Report Condition Code G0 The condition code G0 must…