Significant changes to the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set will have you scrambling to revamp your billing processes for Evaluation and Management (E/M) services. Find out which codes will look different come January 1, 2019—and how the changes will affect your pediatrics office. More..
If you work with larynx CPT® codes changes, you’ve probably been frustrated at some point by how coding for laryngoscopies can seem to take longer than the procedures themselves. Even the most involved laryngoscopies typically take less than 45 minutes, so why is coding for More..
CPT codes for urologists and genitourinary procedures didn’t see a whole lot of action in the 2019 coding updates, but you still need to make sure you’re not ignoring the few crucial coding changes that will impact your practice. And among the new, revised, and More..
Manufacturers of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs: Get ready for change. The Over-the-Counter Drug Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act promises to modify the regulatory system that oversees most OTC medications—and the OTC Monograph system. Anyone who develops and produces an OTC drug for marketing and sale in More..
Thanks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new FSMA Subpart G rule for human/animal food, the receiver is liable for supplier preventive controls. And there are now 33 sections that outline exactly what receivers must do to comply with these new requirements. The 33 More..
You can expect big changes to mental and behavior health CPT codes in 2019. Get up to speed on the all the coding updates so you can avoid denials and get the reimbursement you deserve. Crucial: Make sure you’re aware of and understand the new More..
If your medical record documentation is lacking, you likely cannot support a higher Evaluation and Management (E&M) level of service—which may lead to lost revenue for orthopedic services. And although the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pondering a major makeover for E&M More..
Submitting Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA), especially now, is no straightforward matter. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just released new Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA) guidance and yet ANDA submitters are still encountering plenty of ambiguity—even while the FDA is cracking down More..
If the American Medical Association (AMA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ever picked a year to keep pathology coders busy, it’s surely 2019. This year alone you’ll find at least 93 pathology CPT® codes changes set to take effect January 1, 2019. More..
If you’re looking for sources of reimbursement for urology visits that you haven’t billed in the past, you’re in luck. Uncover the overlooked services that can lead to increased, deserved reimbursement for your urology practice. Mistake: Urologists often fail to bill for or correctly code More..