Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of January 27, 2020

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

What are the new category III codes describing mitral valve and tricuspid valve annulus reconstruction?

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

What is the date range regarding test orders initiated for stored specimens?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

What are the criteria for a compendium?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

Is a physician’s prescription required for Medicare to cover a screening mammography?

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

Do counseling sessions that last less than 3 minutes fulfill the intent of code 99406?

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General

General Question for the Week of January 27, 2020

Question:

I would like to ask a question about computed tomography (CT) colonography, I understand the exam includes 3D rendering image post-processing. Does the radiologist need to mention in the dictation that the post-processing was done under concurrent supervision?

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