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Telehealth Updates - 2022

Telehealth The telemedicine will be providing to improve a patient's health by permitting two-way, real time interactive audio and video communication between into the patients, and the physician or practitioner at the distant site. Requirements Two way real time interactive audio and video communication must be documented in the medical record. Type of communication -Used devices. Patient Location and Provider Location . Place of Services (POS) Changes Effective Date - January 1, 2022 Implementation Date - April 4, 2022 The place of service can be used to specify the setting information necessary to pay the claims correctly. And new place of service introduced place of service (POS 10), revised the description of POS code 02 to meet the overall industry needs. POS 02 - Telehealth Provided Other than in "Patient’s Home" Description: The location where health services and health related services are provided  or received, through telecommunication technology. Patient is

Glaucoma Screening

 HCPCS/CPT Codes G0117 – Glaucoma screening for high risk patients furnished by an optometrist or ophthalmologist G0118 – Glaucoma screening for high risk patient furnished under the direct supervision of an optometrist or ophthalmologist ICD-10 Codes B73.02 Onchocerciasis with glaucoma H26.231 Glaucomatous flecks (subcapsular), right eye H26.232 Glaucomatous flecks (subcapsular), left eye H26.233 Glaucomatous flecks (subcapsular), bilateral H26.239 Glaucomatous flecks (subcapsular), unspecified eye H40.001 Preglaucoma, unspecified, right eye H40.002 Preglaucoma, unspecified, left eye H40.003 Preglaucoma, unspecified, bilateral H40.009 Preglaucoma, unspecified, unspecified eye H40.061 Primary angle closure without glaucoma damage, right eye H40.062 Primary angle closure without glaucoma damage, left eye H40.063 Primary angle closure without glaucoma damage, bilateral H40.069 Primary angle closure without glaucoma damage, unspecified eye H40.10X0 Unspecified

Facet Joint Injection

The qualified healthcare providers injects a diagnostic or therapeutic agent into a facet joints to treat the spinal pain or to identify the exact source of pain with using of imaging guidance of either fluoroscopy or CT scan.  The joints are connecting into two spinal vertebrae together as following,  Cervical Level Thoracic Level.  All of the spine, at each level, a pair of small facet joints connects the vertebrae, the bony building blocks of the spine holding the vertebral column together and providing support.  These small joints may become inflamed due to a variety of conditions including osteoarthritis, disc degeneration, spinal stenosis, or from trauma such as a car accident. When the facet joints become swollen and enlarged because of injury or arthritis, it causes pain,  If the affected joint is in the neck, it may cause headaches and difficulty moving the head.  If it is in the back, it may cause pain in the lower back, buttocks, or legs. In cases where conservative approach

Diabetes Self-Management Training CPT G0108 and G0109

 HCPCS/CPT Codes G0108 – DSMT, individual, per 30 minutes G0109 – DSMT, group (2 or more), per 30 minutes Who Is Covered Certain Medicare beneficiaries when all of the following are true: Diagnosed with diabetes Receive an order for DSMT from the physician or qualified NPP treating the Medicare beneficiary’s diabetes Frequently Used ICD Codes E24.4 Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing's syndrome F10.10 Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated F10.120 Alcohol abuse with intoxication, uncomplicated F10.121 Alcohol abuse with intoxication delirium F10.129 Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified F10.14 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced mood disorder F10.150 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder with delusions F10.151 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder with hallucinations F10.159 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder, unspecified F10.180 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced anxiety disorder F10.181 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-ind