Jun 1st, 2010
By Holly J. Cassano, CPC As a Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) who supports emergency department (ED) physicians, I am often asked how to code appropriately for the physician component of critical care services in the ED. In response, I created these 10 commandments of critical care coding in the emergency room (ER). 1. Thou Shalt ...
Oct 1st, 2008
By Jim Collins, CPC, CPC-CARDIO, ACS-CA, CHCC Electrophysiology (EP) is the sub-specialty of cardiology focused on the electrical conduction system of the heart. The EP system is responsible for making the four heart chambers of the heart contract in a sequence to circulate blood. To achieve this, the EP system generates a small electric charge ...