If I see a new patient and during that visit I identify the need for surgery the same day, can I append a Modifier 57 to the E/M service and get paid?
Month: July 2016
While placing a vena cava filter, the physician documented a venogram and intravascular ultrasound. Can these imaging procedures be reported separately?
Do I have to sign each of my NP’s notes that are reported incident to?
When we reduce a kyphotic deformity as well as correcting stenosis and spondylosis on an anterior cervical discectomy, decompression and fusion, can we bill 22808 along with 22551?
What is an appropriate “source” for a consult? I asked at a recent non-KZA workshop and the instructors did not have an answer.
In our office, the physicians use our PA as they would residents. The PA sees the patient first, performs an examination, and then discusses the case with the physician. The physician also sees the patient, but doesn’t repeat everything the PA has done. Can this be reported in the physician’s name?