New codes require you to rethink code selection. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC CPT® 2015 radically changes how you report treatment of rib fractures this year. External fixation is now coded as an unlisted procedure, while open treatment options are defined by new codes and differentiated by the number of ribs involved. Say Goodbye to ...
Get the skinny on updates to weigh your best coding options in the new year. by Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC and G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC CPT® 2015 introduces more than 250 new Category I and III codes, and almost as many revised and deleted codes. We’ll evaluate many of the ...