The patient had a laceration repair in the ED and now wants your office to remove the stitches. What can you bill for removing stitches? Download … [Read more...]
Surgical procedures, modifiers, and the global package
CMS and CPT both define the components of the global surgical package to include certain pre-op, intra-op, and post-op services. Learn what is included in the single payment, what may be reported separately and how to do it.
The surgeon evaluates a patient, and determines that surgery is needed. Can the surgeon get paid for this initial service? Watch this short video … [Read more...]
Use modifier -57 at the visit for the decision for surgery, when surgery is scheduled for that day or the next calendar day A surgeon should always … [Read more...]
An Overview of Colonoscopy Coding Guidelines Screening colonoscopy is a service with first dollar coverage. A screening test with an A or B rating … [Read more...]