2019 was my first AAPC National Conference since 2008. Although there were many big changes since 2008, a few major differences I noticed particularly were that the size of attendance has quadrupled, and the education quality, as well as the food quality has gone up. One of the coolest additions to HEALTHCON since I first ...
Grasping the anatomy of so many tiny, complex parts will aid in coding of wrist diseases and injuries. The wrist is classified as an “intermediate” joint, but consists of many intricate structures and bones. Accurate coding of wrist diagnoses, services, and procedures requires a solid working knowledge of wrist, hand, and distal forearm anatomy. Match ...
In Coding
Apr 25th, 2016
by Oby Egbunike, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P Bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage make up the musculoskeletal system. Bones provide the following functions: Bones form the skeleton, which is the framework for the entire body Bones produce red blood cells and stores calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium Bones protect vital organs. The skeleton is divided into two ...