02/28/19 | Great article on the issues with 63047 and 22633 and 22630
 

Find out about the issues between 22633/22630 and 63047 and get the history of these codes.  Great information you can use for your private payer appeals.

Great article on the issues with 63047 and 22633 and 22630
 
01/02/19 | Accessing Newsletters
 

How to get newsletters

Accessing Newsletters
 
01/02/19 | Calendar events
 

Calendar events

Calendar events
 
09/26/18 | Scam audio flyer Fionexia - please don't sign up
 

It has come to my attention that there is a flyer (from Fionexia) that is going out from a company that is fraudualent and stating I am doing an audio for them.  Please do not sign up it is a scam.  The audio they are advertising was done for AudioEducator.com. It appears if you pay for it you may not get anything for your pay!!!

Scam audio flyer Fionexia - please don't sign up
 
08/11/18 | Margie Vaught Newsletters
 

Now you can access and download the newsletters directly from this site. 

Margie Vaught Newsletters
 
07/20/18 | 2019 Proposed Fee schedule released
 

Proposed 2019 Fee Schedule is out – hang on to your seats…

CMS released the 12th of July the proposed changed for the physician fee schedule for 2019 (https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2018-Press-releases-items/2018-07-12.html).

2019 Proposed Fee schedule released
 
07/20/18 | CPT updates policy of 63047 with 22633
 

CPT updates their policy regarding nerve root decompressions and interbody fusions

AANS, NASS and AAOS have been working hard on getting CPT to change their previous October 2016 CPT Assistant regarding nerve root decompression 63047 and interbody fusion 22633 being inclusive

CPT updates policy of 63047 with 22633
 
03/05/18 | Total knee arthroplasty (27447) removed from Inpatient only list – causing confusion
 

You may have been experiencing feedback from a facility when trying to schedule your total knee replacements as inpatients. 

Total knee arthroplasty (27447) removed from Inpatient only list – causing confusion
 
Archive - See All Entries

Here is the flyer information that appears to be a scam:

"The preliminary 2019 ICD-10-CM code list introduces approximately 500 diagnosis code changes—with 126 in orthopedics alone. Time to prepare! A proactive approach is your best bet for battling future denials. Join this webinar  "ICD-10 2019 Code Changes For Orthopedics" on Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018, at 1 pm EST 60 minutes. Orthopedic coding expert Margie S. Vaught to learn how to fine-tune your diagnosis coding for the latest code additions and revisions and prepare for the October 1, 2018 start date for these codes. Vaught will present guidance to select the correct ICD-10 code every time including those for stress fractures, pathological fractures, and pending fractures. Vaught will also cover when to use acute vs. chronic, especially with meniscal tears.

Click here for Registration https://www.fionexia.com/conference/icd-10-2019-code-changes-for-orthopedics

Get flat 50% off on any webinar using coupon code "FLAT50"

For any queries or bulk orders and discounts, Please cãll us on:- +1-800-756-2450 Or Mail us:- support@fionexia.com


Looking forward to your participation.

Thanks,
Kane Richardson
Customer Relationship Manager

Donna Pritchard, 5847 San Felipe St Ste 1700, Houston, Texas, 77057, United States"