FDA Seeks ‘Remanufacturing’ Feedback from Biomeds

A little more than a month ago, the FDA released the draft guidance “Remanufacturing of Medical Devices” and asked healthcare technology management professionals, original equipment manufacturers, third-party repair organizations and more to submit comments.

United Imaging Goes “All-in” for Nashville

United Imaging makes its debut at HealthTrust University and its in-person debut at AHRA in Nashville over the next two weeks. At both events, the company will focus on several unique aspects of how it solves pervasive pain points in procuring and owning medical imaging equipment.

TechNation Asks Biomeds to Share Right to Repair Issues

TechNation is proud to support and be an advocate for the Right to Repair movement in the healthcare technology management and health care community. A new web form specifically allows biomeds everywhere to report incidents when an original equipment manufacturer...

Delivering precision solutions for a changing world

Change has been the one constant in nuclear medicine from the beginning, with the steady arrival of new radiopharmaceuticals, new technologies and an evolving regulatory environment. Today, as nuclear medicine expands rapidly beyond diagnostics and into novel...

Writer Profile: Melody Mulaik

Melody Mulaik is a featured writer for ICE magazine’s billing and coding column. Melody is the president of Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies in Powder Springs, Georgia. The corporate office is located in Cedar Park, Texas. She has a masters of science in health systems and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Melody’s certifications include CRA, RCC, RCC-IR, CPC and COC. In addition to managing a consulting and publishing firm with clients in all 50 states, Melody is an active presenter and writer in the specialty area of radiology coding, billing and compliance. When she is not working, she is an extensive traveler, travelling to all 50 states, as well as quite a few countries.

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Can I Bill a Visit?

Radiologists perform Evaluation and Management (E/M) services and may bill for them. However, it is important to distinguish between a separate E/M service, and the interaction with the patient that is related to and inherent in a procedure provided on the same date of service.

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