Routine foot care in podiatry coding is not a covered Medicare benefit. Medicare assumes that the patient or caregiver will perform. . .
Every year, millions of people have their wisdom teeth removed. Although it is not necessary for...
As technology reshapes the way people think about the provision of healthcare, telehealth services are on the rise. In order to respond to this trend, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is adding several new codes to the CPT and the HCPCS code sets for calendar year 2018. If your practice provides telehealth […]
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the most common infections that patients acquire within healthcare facilities. According to a study published in BMC Health Services Research in May 2017, urinary tract infections in general account for up to 36 percent of the infections
In the United States today, an estimated 30.3 million people — about 9.4 percent of the total population — has diabetes. Patients with diabetes have to monitor their blood glucose levels regularly in order to make key health decisions related to diet and insulin dosage. The traditional way for patients with diabetes to test their […]