In Coding
Oct 1st, 2010
How do you code BlackBerry thumb? How about cell phone elbow or computer vision syndrome? You won’t find these specific diagnoses in the ICD-9-CM code book, but they’re real and doctors are seeing more and more patients presenting with telltale symptoms, American Medical News reports. Tech-Savvy Patients Present with Modern-day Ailments was last modified: July 5th, ...
Feb 1st, 2009
By David Zielske, MD, CPC-H, CIRCC, CCC, CCS, RCC From a coder’s perspective, the heart is made up of chambers, valves, and coronary and pulmonary arteries and veins. Let’s focus on outpatient hospital and physician CPT® coding for diagnostic and interventional coronary arterial procedures. Branch Out Coronary Artery Coding Know-how Anatomically there are two coronary ...