Since the start of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, work has looked a little different for many case managers. “Most case managers that I know are working remotely at least half of the time,” says Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCM, a case manager in the Baltimore area.
Q: A patient with a history of hypertension sees a cardiologist for chest discomfort during exercise. The cardiologist completes an office visit and performs a cardiac stress test the same day. Would it be appropriate to report the visit using an E/M code with modifier -25?
Q: In many school districts, children are required to complete immunizations before beginning school. Does a healthcare provider need to obtain consent from a parent to disclose proof of the student's immunization to the school district?