Different emergency circumstances can manipulate who should bill for what services. By Samson Kumaraswamy, BPT, MSc, CPC, CEDC Coding for fracture care in the emergency department (ED) can be challenging. Here are the basics you’ll need to know to rise to its challenges. Determine the Type of Fracture Care There are two types of fracture ...
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 ...