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Coding E&M for substance abuse Facility

Should a pre-admission assessment (99202-05) for a substance abuse facility be coded solely based on the time spent doing the assessment? Please advise. I am referring to section 4 in the attachment.

Evaluation and Management coding score sheet 2.12.2018.pdf

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OIG’s Battle with Opioid Abuse Continues

The Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) ongoing target of opioid fraud and abuse of taxpayer’s money will continue as the U.S. opioid crisis continues. The latest takedown was Rodney Moret, MD, age 67, who was sentenced to “75 months’ imprisonment for participating in conspiracies to distribute prescription pills illegally and to defraud,” according to the […]
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The VA and HHS Partner to Help Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Jan. 23 they are joining forces to share data, data analytics tools, and best practices to help identify and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse of government healthcare dollars. The effort will help America’s veterans by using gains […]
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Substance abuse Billing

Hello I am new to this field and need to figure out how to bill for DTX, RTC, PHP, IOP and OP anyone know where
I can find more information on how to bill for these services for a recovery center billing on a UB-04 in California .
Thank you

Been using rev codes 0120, 0913,0906
HCPCS: H0010, H0019, H0035, H0015

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Sub-acute Inpatient Detox and Substance Abuse Treatment Center Billing

Hi All!

I have recently move from Internal Medicine/ Family Practice FQHC Billing to Behavioral Health/ Substance Abuse In-Patient Treatment Facility. I am new to this field and would like to any feed back on where this billing is professional or institutional.
Please advise.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Residential Treatment Facility

I work for a new facility that provides individual and group counseling for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. There are medical and behavioral health staff whom provide treatment. It is a 24-hour facility (not a hospital) and the length of stay varies from 30-90 days.

I am looking to connect with others who are familiar with billing for these types of facilities. What is the appropriate code to use for billing the facility daily charge? The code range I am looking at is H0010 – H0019. I also see revenue codes 1002 (Residential Treatment Chemical Dependency) and 906 (Behavioral Health Treatments/Services Chemical Dependency).

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Residential Treatment Facility

I work for a new facility that provides individual and group counseling for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. There are medical and behavioral health staff whom provide treatment. It is a 24-hour facility (not a hospital) and the length of stay varies from 30-90 days.

I am looking to connect with others who are familiar with billing for these types of facilities. What is the appropriate code to use for billing the facility daily charge? The code range I am looking at is H0010 – H0019. The sub-acute detoxification residential inpatient (H0010) seems to fit. I also see revenue code 1002 (Residential Treatment Chemical Dependency).

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Code to the “Highest Severity” for Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence

When reporting a patient’s drug use, abuse, or dependence, ICD-10-CM guideline 5.C.2 states: Psychoactive Substance Use, Abuse And Dependence When the provider documentation refers to use, abuse and dependence of the same substance (e.g. alcohol, opioid, cannabis, etc.), only one code should be assigned to identify the pattern of use based on the following hierarchy: […]
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