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by jfries1
Tue May 09, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: Infusion
Replies: 3
Views: 1337

Re: Infusion

Thank you, this was helpful information.
by jfries1
Tue May 02, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: Infusion
Replies: 3
Views: 1337

Infusion

Regarding infusion end time, can you confirm if "needle out" is considered a valid documented end time to infusion therapy? It appears this would not necessarily be accurate as infusion end could stop before the needle is out of the patient. Do you know if CMS has a guideline around this as well? Th...
by jfries1
Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge - Critical Care
Replies: 5
Views: 3370

Re: ICD-10 Challenge - Critical Care

Dx T63.452, toxic effect of venom, would better support Critical Care services. R68.89, other general symptoms, alone as a principal diagnosis is not specific enough to support critical care.
by jfries1
Fri Jan 23, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: E/M Auditing and Developemental Milestones
Replies: 1
Views: 1713

E/M Auditing and Developemental Milestones

When performing an audit for a Evaluation and Management code for a child and the provider documents the history of the childs developmental milestones; is this acceptable to provide points in the ROS or PFSH sections or neither?
Julie Fries, CPMA
by jfries1
Sun Dec 28, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: Modifier XU
Replies: 1
Views: 2014

Modifier XU

Can you please advise what is the interpertation or understanding of the new Modifier XU that CMS has created for 1/1/15 that will one that replaces modifier 59? If you could also provide an example of when this modifier would be applicable that would be greatly appreciated. Modifier XU Unusual Non-...