Month: May 2018

ICD-10-CM Code for Spinal Stenosis
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ICD-10-CM Code for Spinal Stenosis

May 3, 2018 Question: Should the code set M48.0- be used for both central canal stenosis and foraminal stenosis? Answer: There is no distinction made in ICD-10-CM for central canal stenosis vs foraminal stenosis. Therefore, the M48.0- code covers both/all types of spinal stenosis. *This response is based on the best information available as of...

Incident-to Billing
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Incident-to Billing

May 3, 2018 Question: We have added a PA to the practice and want to make sure we are using him to the fullest capacity.  We were told that he can see Medicare patients and we can bill it under our physician and get paid at the full fee schedule rate.  Is this true? Answer:...

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