Author "Frank Mesaros"

By Frank Mesaros
In Coding
Jul 31st, 2019
The pesky illness can be diagnosed properly by knowing the signs and symptoms and detecting it with pathology. Lyme disease is a common vector-borne illness in the United States, with more than 300,000 cases each year, according to the Centers for Dis...
By Frank Mesaros
In Coding
Mar 4th, 2019
Maintain appropriate documentation and reporting for this valuable tumor treatment option. A recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) review found $25.8 million in hospital overpayments for intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) planning, which ...
By Frank Mesaros
In Coding
Aug 9th, 2018
From ICD-10-CM to CPT® to HCPCS Level II, capture correct codes in your CLL claims. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), reported using ICD-10-CM code C91.10 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia of B-cell type not having achieved remission, is the most common ...
By Frank Mesaros
Jun 6th, 2018
Familiarize yourself with genetic mutations and the tests that detect them to improve your breast cancer coding. Unless you deal with the tests for breast cancer (BRCA), estrogen receptor (ER)/progesterone receptor (PR), and human epidermal growth fac...
By Frank Mesaros
Feb 2nd, 2018
Recognize manifestations to properly link symptoms to this genetic disorder. Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves. The condition is chiefly noticed by small bumps under the skin. Although there are studies,...