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Coding Methods / Correct Coding
Medicaid & Medicare
October 20, 2020
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When billing Medicare for radiopharmaceutical procedure codes, you must list the total acquisition cost on the claim. Read More
Medicare counts 11 full months after the month in which the patient received her screening Read More
The American Medical Association (AMA) has created two new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for multi-virus testing to detect COVID-19 and influenza. Read More
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