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Jul 15th, 2008
Comments Off on Wall Street Journal: Injured by a Spacecraft? There's a Diagnostic Code for That
So we’ve got this patient here who was injured in this spaceship accident. You know, just a routine, uh, orbital mishap. But how do we account for that? Oh, right, it’s ICD-9 code E845 — “Accident involving spacecraft.” Full Article Wall Street Journal: Injured by a Spacecraft? There's a Diagnostic Code for That was last ...
Jul 14th, 2008
Comments Off on Advance for Health Information Professionals: Show You’re a General Surgery Coding Ace with CPC-GENSG
Are you staring down your nose at operative reports for general surgery procedures all day? You may, for example, be faced with a hernia op report one minute, a gastric bypass and ulcer repair the next and then top it all off with a thoracic or vascular procedure. Naturally, you want to capture all of ...
Jul 11th, 2008
Comments Off on Advance for Health Information Professionals: See the World of Coding in Orlando
—More than 1,800 coders packed up their sunscreen and sunglasses and headed here on June 8-11, to enjoy the 90 degree weather and the chance to “See the World of Coding” at the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) 16th National Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Full Article Advance for Health ...
Jun 13th, 2008
Comments Off on Enterprise Imaging: Knowing the ABCs of ABNs
An advance beneficiary notice (ABN) may seem like just another piece of paperwork to you and your patients, but having a valid ABN on file is critical to keeping your practice afloat if you see a lot of Medicare patients. Full Article Enterprise Imaging: Knowing the ABCs of ABNs was last modified: June 13th, 2008 ...