Billing and Coding: Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitors (I-CGM)

Billing and Coding: Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitors (I-CGM)

Implantable glucose monitor requests are becoming more frequent from those who have diabetes mellitus. Continue reading below to find out more about the recently updated guidance from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.  As requests for implantable glucose monitors continues to rise among diabetes mellitus (DM) patients, continued guidance from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

Telehealth: Is It Here To Stay?

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the Alliance for Connected Care, and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) have assembled the Taskforce on Telehealth Policy to work together to advocate for the healthcare industries continued use of technology in patient care. Read more below! Overall, the Taskforce focuses on three main areas: expanding telehealth and…

Flu Season During COVID-19

Just when we thought the past 6 months of 2020 have been hard enough, we now are quickly approaching our annual flu season. According to the CDC, flu season occurs in fall and winter with recommendations for flu shots administration in September and October. Read below to find out more. In the past few years,…

Pain Management During COVID-19

It is not breaking news that COVID-19 is affecting every aspect of society and our overall health. In an August 14, 2020 release from the American Medical Association (AMA), the under-reported issue of opioid-related overdoses is discussed. Read below to find out more. According to this brief, “More than 40 states have reported increases in…

Back to School With COVID-19

With COVID-19 being a huge concern when considering sending your kids back to school, educational facilities are advised to be extra diligent in their cleaning, disinfecting, and social distancing procedures. Still though, sending your child to school during a pandemic can cause your stress levels to increase. Take a look at the articles provided below…

Spinal Decompression

The report below describes a patient undergoing spinal surgery. The entire procedure has been documented in detail, describing the step by step process used by doctors to carry out the surgery. Keep reading for more on how this procedure was performed. Do you have a complicated surgery case that needs help with coding? RT Welter…