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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Coding 101:
Monitoring Cystic Fibrosis? Check This Primer
Hint: Mind the NCCI edits. If you're monitoring patients with cystic fibrosis, chances ar... Read more
2019 Payment:
CMS Won't Institute Big E/M Changes This Year
But don't wait two years to review what could be coming your way. Pulmonology practices h... Read more
Looking Ahead:
Here's What to Expect in 2021
Although CMS won't be instituting big changes to E/M coding and documentation when the cal... Read more
Differentiate Alkalosis, Acidosis to Find Correct Dx Code
Don't mix up these two conditions. Maintaining an optimal level of carbon dioxide in the ... Read more
Reader Question:
Will 94762 Qualify for Overnight Desat Payment?
Question:  How should I code for an overnight desaturation oximetry for a Medicare pa... Read more
Reader Question:
Does Extended HPI Guarantee High-Level E/M?
Question: Thank you for your article last month about coding history of present illness (H... Read more
Reader Question:
Know the Rules When Communication Problems Exist
Question: A new patient who is unable to communicate clearly and to explain her medical pr... Read more
You Be the Coder:
Does CPT® Include A PFT Code?
Question: We performed pulmonary function tests (PFTs) on an outpatient basis at the hospi... Read more