In Coding
Apr 1st, 2014
Familiarize yourself with new image-guided percutaneous fluid collection drainage codes, understand the rules, and apply them to scenarios. By Terri Brame, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CGSC A review led by the American Medical Association’s CPT® Editorial Panel last year showed that codes for the surgical portion of percutaneous fluid drainage procedures were being reported ...
Feb 1st, 2012
New, more concise codes facilitate spot-on coding for all components of vascular and nonvascular procedures. By David Zielske, MD, CPC-H, CIRCC, CCC, CCS, RCC Many interventional radiology code changes over the past several years have resulted in the creation of a single code to describe what was previously described with multiple codes. This trend continues ...