Aug 1st, 2011
Report what documentation tells you, or you could be hurting the patient. By Debra Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H Imagine this patient encounter: A 67-year-old female complains of a painful lump on her elbow. The physician performs an assessment and takes a biopsy. Both the office visit and the biopsy are linked to ICD-9-CM code 757.8 Other ...