Compliance Question of the Week

For the Week of November 20, 2017

Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

What code should be reported when only venous grafting is performed?

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Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

Is there more than one unlisted code for lab tests that have no CPT® codes?

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

What is the modifier to report with level II codes J0881 and J0885?

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Radiology

Radiology Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

What is the appropriate CPT® code when a whole-body PET with CT attenuation and then a comprehensive CT with oral and IV contrast are performed? Two separate studies were done at one visit.

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Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

If an endoscopic anterior ethmoidectomy is performed, can the diagnostic nasal endoscopy be reported separately?

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General

General Question for the Week of November 20, 2017

Question:

Is the use of virtual credit cards for health care claim payments covered by HIPAA transactions requirements?

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