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2020 CPT Code Updates

2020 CPT Code Updates

In September 2019, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced the release of the 2020 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set. This code set contains identifiers and descriptors assigned to each surgical, medical, and diagnostic service available to...

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How to Code Mammogram Screenings

How to Code Mammogram Screenings

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In light of increased mammograms during this month, it is important to know and understand how to code these services. Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) now recognizes the CPT mammogram codes, since the G codes CMS...

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Hepatitis C Screening Codes

Hepatitis C Screening Codes

Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. Hepatitis C is the most common bloodborne pathogen and is the most common cause of death from an infectious disease. The Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) can cause chronic liver disease, liver cancer, cirrhosis, and death....

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Waiving Patient Copays

Waiving Patient Copays

So you may be thinking you're doing a patients a huge favor when you write off their copays for your provider's services, but in reality you could be hurting your practice or yourself badly from this process. If your practice waives a patient's financial...

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