Fraud Spotlight: Why Modifier 25 FWA Continues
A pain management practice will pay $625k from a False Claims Act violation. Similar cases give an importance to Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) protection, and the use of E/M codes would have detected an abnormality on similar claims. Read more to find out how.
Evaluation and Management with Psychotherapy
CPT provides distinct codes for reporting face-to-face Psychotherapy with two different approaches. Either an Evaluation and Management (E/M) code can be submitted in tandem with a Psychotherapy add-on code, or a standalone Psychotherapy code can be submitted. Press "Read More" to learn how to use these codes appropriately.
The Latest Three COVID-19 Vaccine Codes from the AMA
On February 1, 2022, the AMA released three more specific COVID-19 CPT Vaccine codes for use in reporting vaccination with Pfizer’s latest toxoid of patients between six months to five years of age. Although these codes have been released, they will not be effective until the date an EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) is granted by the FDA.
New COVID-19 Vaccine Codes Released, Effective Pending FDA Approval
AMA has released a series of new, unique CPT Category I codes for use in reporting COVID-19 FDA approved vaccines. The codes will become active as soon as the FDA approves the first two COVID-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna.