DENIED! CO 22-This care may be covered by another payer, per coordination of benefits?!?

  September 30, 2022 | By Christine Hall, Senior Consultant, CHC, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CRC, CEMC, CPC-I Certified Instructor   Coordination of benefits can be described as when two or more insurance plans work together to determine the order of coverage liability. This coordination between plans exists to avoid duplicate payment, which could result in…

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Identifying Common Coding Errors for Lower Extremity Arterial Interventions

  September 9, 2022 | By Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, RCC, RCCIR, CIRCC Each day thousands of patients are undergoing one or more therapeutic interventions, the most common ones being angioplasty, stent and atherectomy of the lower extremity arteries to treat various forms of peripheral vascular disease. This article will highlight the most common…

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