Feb 1st, 2014
Accurate reporting requires identifying all procedures performed beyond the initial E/M. By Sarah Todt, RN, CPC, CPMA, CEDC Physicians in the emergency department (ED) very often perform procedures in addition to evaluation and management (E/M) services. Integumentary procedures such as laceration repair, burn treatment, or incision and drainage are common, as are orthopedic procedures such ...
Feb 1st, 2008
You’re Probably Familiar with Critical Care Codes 99291-99292, But Have You Experienced Coding Intricacies for Pediatric Patients 24 Months of Age or Younger? By Patricia Champion, CPC The same definition for critical care applies to all age groups—adult, child, and neonate. CPT® defines critical care as the direct delivery by a physician of medical care ...