Assistant at Surgery Modifiers Require...

Over my almost 30-year surgical coding career, the documentation for assistant surgeons consisted of only the name of the assistant surgeon in the operative note header. Most often there was no mention...

Examine Your Definition of Professionalism

By Deborah M Cooper, CPC, CPMA, CFPC, CGSC There are ways to represent professionalism, but what does it really mean to you? Is it: How  you dress, where you work, the places you go, or the people you ...

Reporting J1444 under ESRD PPS

I Am AAPC: Anna Maria Maglione, CPC