Archive for The Day of September 19th, 2005

Archive for the Day of September 19th, 2005

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of September 19th, 2005.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during September 19th, 2005.

You can browse this day's archives by clicking the "More" button from any of the excerpts below.

Must A Pediatrician Take A Patient’s History?

Must A Pediatrician Take A Patient’s History? When running a pediatric office there are many questions that come into play with medical billing. It may seem simple for any personnel to ask a few questions and take a patient’s history, but medical billing regulations may actually dictate who is allowed. In all actuality, it is safe practice to allow any office member to take the review of systems and the family social history. These two evaluation and management history elements can actually be taken by absolutely anyone. It is ok in medical billing for a parent or a secretary to take down this information. The only requirement is that it

How to Recoup Additional Pay With Central Venous Access Codes

Medical Billing Expertise: How to Recoup Additional Pay With CVAs When performing medical billing for central venous access services there are additional ways physicians can recoup more payment. The CPT codes 76937 and 75998 can be used in medical billing to provide extra CVA payment. If a physician performs an ultrasound guided procedure, the code 76937 will give additional money. This code means: ultrasound guidance for vascular access requiring ultrasound evaluation of potential access sites, documentation of selected vessel patency, concurrent real-time ultrasound visualization of vascular needle entry. This means 76937 can be billed separately from the CVA placement code. One thing to note is that this code is only

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