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By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Oct 31st, 2019
Help physicians and patients understand exactly what it all means. One of the most asked questions coders get from patients at an orthopedic practice is: “Why is there a surgical code on my bill for an office visit?” It’s a valid question coming from ...
By Guest Contributor
Oct 31st, 2019
When and how to use this modifier appropriately, that is the question. Surgeons work hard, so when they perform beyond the “typical” hernia repair or the not-so-usual third meniscal repair, a higher reimbursement is warranted. Appending modifier 22 In...
By Guest Contributor
Oct 31st, 2019
As the world offers more distractions, don’t let your work ethic and integrity fall by the wayside. The healthcare industry demands the highest ethics and integrity, especially when it comes to protected health information. But it’s important to take ...
By Guest Contributor
In Coding
Oct 31st, 2019
Navigate with ease through the complexity of non-chemotherapy infusion encounters. Coding infusion services can seem as complicated as driving to an unknown destination without GPS, especially when there are multiple medications. Whenever you’re f...
By Guest Contributor
Oct 31st, 2019
Enhance your working relationship to reach your common goal. All clinical documentation improvement (CDI) departments have challenges. A common issue seen in the industry is the lack of CDI and coder collaboration. Some facilities may even describe fr...