Sep 1st, 2012
By Jeannie Dean, CPC, CPC-H, CPMA There is a common misconception that you cannot bill for fracture care in the emergency department (ED). The truth is that emergency physicians provide fracture care on a regular basis. To determine if fracture care can be billed in the ED, you must decide if the emergency physician is ...
May 1st, 2008
Coding Orthopedic Procedures in the Emergency Department by Sarah Todt, RN, CPC-EDS Emergency department (ED) physicians are often the first line in evaluating, diagnosing and treating injuries. On occasion, emergency physicians have an opportunity to provide additional services beyond typical evaluation and management (E/M). Due to the complexity of orthopedic injuries, ED coders must have ...