APR 28, 2017
Coding Top 10: Billing for a Dropped Vial of Drug; How to Bill External Photos Taken on a Phone
Coding Top 10, April 2017
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April's coding top 10 selections include billing for a dropped vial of drug, ICD-10 code for vasovagal reaction and how to bill external photos taken on a phone.
- How to Bill External Photos Taken on a Phone
Our satellite office doesn’t have photography equipment, but we sometimes still need to take
- New Tear in Global Period
The surgeon performed CPT code 67145 Prophylaxis of retinal detachment (eg, retinal break, lattice degeneration) without drainage, one or more sessions; photocoagulation due to a tear. During the postoperative period, the patient returned with a new unrelated tear requiring the surgical procedure. Can we bill for the second laser?
- Frequency Edits for Optic Nerve OCT
Does CPT code 92133 Scanning computerized ophthalmic diagnostic imaging; optic nerve have frequency edits?
- Removal of Corneal Filaments
Our surgeon removed corneal filaments at the slit lamp with forceps. Is CPT code 65222 Removal of foreign body, external eye; corneal, with slit lamp appropriate?
- Billing for a Dropped Vial of Drug
Can we bill for a vial of drug that was accidently dropped and not administered to a Medicare patient? We gave the patient a different vial.
- Inpatient Place of Service when Seen in Office Setting
Should I bill place-of-service 21 Inpatient hospital even though we’re seeing the patient in our practice?
- ICD-10 Code for Vasovagal Reaction
A patient had a vasovagal reaction during an examination and remained here over an hour for the physician to monitor. What diagnosis code should we use?
- Defining Unilateral or Bilateral Language
How do we bill for testing services that include language “unilateral or bilateral”?
- Tests Performed Same Day as SLT
Are testing services allowed the same day as CPT code 65855 Trabeculoplasty by laser surgery?
- Modifier -78 in the Office Suite
Our surgeon performed a re-bubbling after a DSAEK in the office suite. What modifier should we use?