Author "Sivaraj Ramesh"

By Sivaraj Ramesh
In Coding
Jun 10th, 2019
Verify the information of 11 items to be sure your radiology auditing is up to par. A medical coding audit is a process where an auditor samples coded claims to provide analysis and feedback to the provider and coding teams. Coding audits may be defin...
By Sivaraj Ramesh
Jul 9th, 2018
Look to ICD-10-CM encounter codes when the testing is preventive, not diagnostic. ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes support medical necessity by identifying the reason for the patient encounter, which may include an acute injury or illness, a chronic health c...
By Sivaraj Ramesh
In Coding
Jun 28th, 2018
For osteoporosis ICD-10 diagnosis coding, you have to know what type of osteoporosis the patient has been diagnosed with. Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease, and is characterized by diffuse reduction in bone density due to a decrea...