65435 CPT Code Reimbursement (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

65435 CPT Code Reimbursement (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

65435 CPT code reimbursement bills for service when the physician performs removal of corneal epithelium with or without the utilization of chemo-cauterization (abrasion, curettage). Physicians perform surgery to remove the outer-most layer of the cornea (the clear tissue that covers the eyeball) by scraping or cutting it with a spatula or curette (e.g. 65435).  65435…

(2022) Preventive Medicine And Screening Policy (CPT 99381 – CPT 99397)

(2022) Preventive Medicine And Screening Policy (CPT 99381 – CPT 99397)

Preventive Medicine services are coded with CPT 99381, CPT 99382, CPT 99383, CPT 99384, CPT 99385, CPT 99386, CPT 99387, CPT 99391, CPT 99392, CPT 99393, CPT CPT 99394, CPT 99395, CPT 99396 & CPT 99397. Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System are coded with HCPCS G0402, G0438 & G0439. This article outlines the coding guidelines…

CPT 90689 Quarterly Influenza Virus Vaccine

CPT 90689 Quarterly Influenza Virus Vaccine

CPT- 90689 Influenza virus vaccine, quadrivalent (IIV4), inactivated, adjuvanted, preservative free, 0.25 mL dosage, for intramuscular use. Guidelines: The provider injects 0.25 mL of a four–strain influenza virus vaccine into a patient’s muscle to provide immunity to four forms of influenza, a severe and infectious respiratory disease; the vaccine is free of preservatives and derived…

Black Lung Disease Coverage and Limitations

Black Lung Disease Coverage and Limitations

Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP), colloquially referred to as black lung disease that results from breathing in dust from coal, graphite, or man-made carbon over a long period of time. Coal worker’s pneumoconiosis occurs in two forms: simple and complicated (Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF)). The symptoms are Chronic cough and Shortness of Breath The Department of Labor’s Black Lung…

Important Information on the Timely Claims Filing Requirement

Important Information on the Timely Claims Filing Requirement

CMS reminds Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) physicians, providers and suppliers submitting claims to Medicare for payment that, as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), all claims for services furnished on or after January 1, 2010, must be filed with respective Medicare contractor no later than one calendar year (12 months) from…