“Can anyone please explain the CPT codes for retrocalcaneal surgical treatment? Specifically, the combination of codes that can billed for this pathology.
1. Secondary repair of Achilles tendon
2. Resection of a Haglunds deformity
3. Resection of posterior calcaneal spur.”
There are allegations that a ransomware attack at a medical center contributed to the death of an infant. An article in the Wall Street Journal discusses a lawsuit that has been filed against Springhill Medical Center in Alabama, for the death of an infant. This is the first know lawsuit against a medical provider for an injury or death related to the EHR being unavailable due to ransomware.
“I am looking for a relatively concise explanation regarding Medicare’s policy on palliative care and coverage for diabetics and non-diabetics. As of late, fewer and fewer charges for nail debridement and keratosis debridement are being reimbursed. I have tried to search through Medicare’s guidelines but there is not enough time in a year to sift through the documentation. Is there such a thing as a concise explanation for Medicare’s guidelines for palliative care and CPT codes with ICD-10 codes?”