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Happy 4th of July from RT Welter!

With a true national spirit of courage, integrity, sacrifice, liberty, and independence, we wish you a Happy Independence Day! Joining hand in hand, we celebrate our liberty and thank those in service to the United States. While spending time with loved ones this weekend, please remember that COVID-19 is still spreading, so social distancing should…


COVID-19 Testing, New Patient or Established

How do we determine if a medical patient is new or established? The decision is ultimately made based on the professional service they were given during their visit. Read more to learn how to recognize the differences between a new patient and an established patient when COVID-19 testing. In the June 29, 2020 edition of…


CMS Opens Office to Cut Red Tape for Providers

CMS is focusing on cutting red tape for healthcare providers, leading to an extreme reduction in unnecessary work hours and a huge amount of savings for businesses in the medical field. Read below for more details on the benefits that resulted from the red tape reduction. Regulatory reductions are expected to save providers $6.6 billion…


Stress Caused by Taking Time-Off

As many of us in the healthcare industry have stayed particularly busy throughout the past few months, it’s important to remember the need for time-off. Even though current situations have many of us canceling or changing vacation plans, one aspect of time-off is always the stress involved with being away. Read below for more on…


Prescription Drug Management in E&M Services Does Not Mean a Level 4 Procedure Code

Changes in E&M coding are important to go over including information regarding prescription drugs. This week’s coding conundrum goes over the parts of the table of risk and medical decision making. Read below to find out more! As 2021 approaches and we think about the changes to evaluation & management (E&M) coding it’s more important…


Colorado COVID-19 Telehealth & Billing Updates

The RT Welter team is closely monitoring the payer updates for telehealth as they continue to unfold. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any coding or billing issues. Below is updated information regarding COVID-19 Telehealth and billing updates. Click here to download the PDF.  Payer Updates & Resources: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Payer…