In Coding
Nov 13th, 2019
November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day — a time when communities across the globe rally to bring attention to diabetes. Collaboration to raise awareness is imperative as diabetes affects approximately 425 million adults worldwide and is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. Use ...
May 1st, 2010
By Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CCS-P, CEMC CPT® modifiers 90, 91, 92, and 99 often are overlooked by providers and coders. Whether coding lab procedures or procedures requiring multiple modifiers, it’s important to understand the correct usage and guidelines for reporting these modifiers. Modifier 90 The CPT® 2010 states to use modifier 90 Reference (outside) ...
Nov 1st, 2008
Test Your Diabetes Coding Know-how By Sheri Poe Bernard, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P You probably think your knowledge of one of the most common diseases in the United States is complete. Here’s a quick true/false quiz to test that premise. True or false? Abnormally high blood glucose is the hallmark of all types of diabetes. Diabetes ...