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Prevent OBL Prior Auth Denials Now!

Prior Authorization denials can be a problem for OBLs trying to treat patients needing complex arterial treatment. These insidious denials can erode practice revenue and performance if not taken seriously. The matter may become even more critical as CMS contemplates adding prior authorization requirements in the future.

2019 Radiology and IR CPT Code Changes May Impact Your Radiology Practice Performance

There are new, revised, and deleted codes for 2019. The most influential code sets that could affect your practice are the PICC line placements (36568-36573) and the new FNA biopsy codes (10004-10021). The wRVUs may be lower, but that should not influence your documentation of guidance used with these procedures.

EXTENSIVE CHANGES TO CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION (FNA) BIOPSY IN 2019

Codes changed along with a reduction in reimbursement. CPT 10022 (RVU 1.88) Fine needle aspiration with imaging guidance was deleted in 2019 but it was replaced with new codes that specified the type of guidance (e.g., ultrasound, fluoro, CT, MR) used. Also, new add-on codes were added for when more than one distinct lesion was treated.
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