In Billing
Jan 18th, 2016
Knowing what information must be part of a pathology report can be tricky. The introduction of the CPT® codebook confirms, “Reports are the work product of the interpretation of test results…. Some CPT descriptors specifically require interpretation and reporting to report that code,” neither the AMA nor the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ...
Apr 1st, 2010
By Trina Cuppett, CPC, CPC-H and G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC Coding skin neoplasm diagnoses and excisions requires careful attention to detail. The key to accurate reporting is knowing the sort of detail to look for and where to find it. The following basic guidelines will set you on the right path. Diagnosis Reporting: Let ...