Anthem BCBS is offering reimbursement for the use of CPT Category II Codes

Anthem BCBS is offering reimbursement for the use of CPT Category II Codes

These CPT Category II codes can be billed once per member per service per calendar year. The CPT Category II codes are:  3117F – for patients who have congestive heart failure; heart failure disease-specific structured assessment tool completed. Provider completes...

Historic SGR bill awaits action by Senate, Medicare claims are on hold

From the Wisconsin Medical Society After passing the U.S. House of Representatives last week, H.R. 2: “The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act” (MACRA), which would repeal the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, has been put on hold until the U.S....

Primary Care Physicians ICD-10 Coding

With ICD-10 just over 180 days away, are you documenting all that is necessary to meet the new guidelines that will come with the new code set for ICD-10 CM?  Laterality (anatomic location) and specificity (granulation) are required to be on all documentation as I am...