Category Archives: General Surgery Billing Services

General Surgery Medical Billing and its Challenges

General Surgery Medical Billing and its Challenges

General surgery comprises a large number of surgical procedures – from kidney surgery, pancreas, thoracic and abdominal surgery, liver transplantation, gastrointestinal (GI) tract surgery, to elective surgery and breast surgery. General surgery itself is a complex and a vast territory of health care that includes numerous sub-specialties, and related billing for each specialty may be

Coding Updates for General Surgery

Coding Updates for General Surgery

Multiple changes in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding expected to impose in 2020. Following are the coding updates, which are applicable to general surgery and similar specialties for the year 2020. Coding Updates for General Surgery General Surgery New Graft Codes The code 20929, Tissue grafts, other (e.g. fat, dermis, paratenon) has been misvalued,

Impact of General Surgery Coding changes on Reimbursement in 2019

Impact of General Surgery Coding changes on Reimbursement in 2019

More than 135 ICD-10-CM changes and 69+ CPT® updates are in the year 2019. General surgery coders are most impacted in 2019. You’ll need to navigate changes for eyelid neoplasm, post-procedural infection, appendicitis, FNA, allograft, transcatheter insertion or replacement or removal of permanent leadless pacemaker, and more. Some impact of General Surgery coding updates on