In Coding
Jul 29th, 2015
By Brenda Edwards, CPC,CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC To code an excision, or an incision and drainage (I&D)? That seems to be an age-old question. Examination of the suspected problem could identify an abscess, cyst, hematoma or seroma. Understanding the differences in these fluid filled pockets is imperative to code accurately. An abscess is filled ...