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Place-of-Service Codes Caused $13 Million in Overpayments

Double check POS 11 shouldn’t be 22 — or 24.

Entering your place-of-service (POS) number on your claim form may seem routine, but a recent OIG audit found that practices are not giving POS numbers the care they deserve.
Based on a r…

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Navigate Your Way to Proper Internal/External Hemorrhoid Coding

Don’t miss CPT 2010 ‘either/or’ instruction for hemorrhoid location.

You can’t choose a hemorrhoidectomy code if you don’t know the distinction between internal and external hemorrhoids. Let our experts guide you through the anatomy and coding maze to help you…

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93000-93010: Hone Your ECG Coding Skills With 3 Essential Pointers

Grasping 93010’s effect on new vs. established patient status could bring a $58 reward.

Whether you call them ECGs or EKGs, chances are you see a lot of electrocardiograms in your practice. That means that even the tiniest coding errors…

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