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Ultrasound CPT Codes 2022
Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures CPT Code range 76506- 76999. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures 76506-76999 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association. Ultrasound CPT Codes Range: 76506-76536 - Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures of the Head and Neck 76604-76642 - Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures of the...
Understand and Recognize the Types of CPT Codes 2022
What are CPT Codes? Current Procedural Terminology, more commonly known as CPT codes, refers to a set of medical codes used by physicians/providers, non-physician practitioners, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and laboratories to describe the procedures and services they perform. Specifically, CPT codes are used to report procedures and services to federal and...
CPT Category Codes by Specialty 2021
Current Procedural Terminology, more commonly known as CPT, are a set of medical codes used by health professionals, physicians, non-physician practitioners, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and laboratories to describe the procedures and services they provide. In simple words, CPT codes are used to report procedures and services to Govt. and private...
clinical data management
Healthcare professionals must keep top of mind the fact that reporting is a huge part of both financial and clinical records. It can be easy to neglect this important aspect of your organization when you’re primarily focused on delivering services to patients and coordinating care with other entities. But...
price transparency rule
Many of the largest hospitals in the country are still not complying with a new price transparency rule that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2021, according to a new analysis. Nearly two-thirds of the 100 largest hospitals in the US by certified bed count did not meet all the...
Care Management Services Coding Tips
Know when to use remote physiologic monitoring codes and what to look out for when you do. Along with accelerating the adoption of telehealth and telemedicine, the COVID-19 pandemic has also seen increased implementation of remote physiologic monitoring (RPM). That means coders documenting patients with conditions such as obesity, diabetes,...
Future of Medical Coders with Computer Assisted Coding System
Technology has finally arrived that is radically changing the process of medical coding in health information management. Computer assisted coding (CAC) automatically generates medical codes directly from medical records. With CAC technology, healthcare organizations can streamline their revenue cycle process while becoming more compliant with the increasingly complex payer's...
The Best Path Forward | Journal Of AHIMA
By Joe Nicholson, DO “Business as usual.” Hopefully, the COVID-19 pandemic has erased that phrase from our lexicon forever. After all, what does it mean? For healthcare professionals, “business as usual” too often involves transactional, fragmented experiences somewhat divorced from patients’ everyday lives. Providers routinely suggest patients adopt healthier diets, for...
clinical data
By Matthew A. Michela Inadequate access to medical data because of poor interoperability results in suboptimal care and increased costs to both patients and healthcare organizations. Until recently, interoperability was considered a secondary priority by many health IT companies because of misaligned financial incentives, resistance to change, an overabundance of varied...
hipaa and food banks
By Joan M. Kiel, PhD, CHPS The health information management profession continues to expand its boundaries and be a true asset to society. During the pandemic, for instance, health information (HI) professionals can function as an ally to social service agencies. They can assist one of the most critical elements...