CWTC [Episode 107] CVAs and Billing Medicare for PT Services

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CPT© Coding Update 2021

Physician Fee Schedule CY2021

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This final rule updates policies affecting the calculation of payment rates and includes misvalued codes. It also adds services to the telehealth list including a third temporary category for services added under the PHE, as well as certain other revisions to telehealth services. It also addresses direct supervision as it relates to interactive technology, payment […]

CWTC [Episode 106] Coding From the PAS, Reporting Visits by a Pharmacist in a Physician Practice

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 105] COVID Vaccines

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

AMA Announces new COVID-19 vaccine CPT® codes

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The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set is being updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include immunization and administration codes that are unique to the COVID-19 vaccine under development by AstraZeneca and University of Oxford. The new CPT codes will be effective for use on the […]

Reporting Evaluation and Management Services in 2021

IRF-PAI Manual

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FY 2021 Information IRF-PAI (version 4.0 FINAL) – Effective October 1, 2020 (FY 2021), as proposed in the FY 2020 IRF PPS final rule. Change Table listing differences from the previous version December 2020 IRF-PAI Quarterly Q&As (PDF) FY 2020 Information IRF-PAI Manual Version 3.0 – This manual contains information regarding data collection on the IRF-PAI version 3.0, effective […]

COVID Vaccines and MMA COVID-19 Infusion Program

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Medicare Part B Payment for COVID-19 Vaccines and Certain Monoclonal Antibodies during the Public Health Emergency are found at CMS in the drug pricing section. We link to it below.  CMS has released a set of toolkits for providers, states and insurers to help the health care system prepare and assist in swiftly administering these products once […]