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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:

NGS Reviews Show 80 percent of Vascular Study Claims Are Improperly Coded

Here’s an outline of duplex scan coding to help you avoid denials. If you report non-invasive vascular studies, it’s time to take a closer look at your coding. A National Government Services (NGS) prepayment review resulted in that Medicare payer reducing or denying more than 80 percent of claims in January, February, and March. Good news: NGS supplied the reasons [...]