We have a massage therapist employed in our office who is being supervised by our physical therapist. Our question: when we bill to Medicare, does the supervising therapist have to sign the massage therapist’s notes agreeing with the care provided that day and the plan of care?
Month: December 2015
My doc removed an electrode plate previously placed via laminectomy – 63662. At the same time, he removed the pulse generator – 63688. Is the removal of the generator considered a secondary procedure and therefore reduced in reimbursement by 50%?
Which code would be appropriate to report 45330, Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; diagnostic, including collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing, when performed (separate procedure) or 45378, Colonoscopy, flexible; diagnostic, including collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing, when performed (separate procedure), if the physician is unable to advance the colonoscope to the cecum?