May 1st, 2008
Coding Orthopedic Procedures in the Emergency Department by Sarah Todt, RN, CPC-EDS Emergency department (ED) physicians are often the first line in evaluating, diagnosing and treating injuries. On occasion, emergency physicians have an opportunity to provide additional services beyond typical evaluation and management (E/M). Due to the complexity of orthopedic injuries, ED coders must have ...
Oct 1st, 2007
As technology and research advance rapidly for  percutaneous procedures of the heart, coding updates and changes will follow. By David Zielske, MD, CPC-H, CCS, RCC The most common congenital heart defects are the patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects. These heart defects are open communications between the right and left atria and can vary ...