The Medicare Advantage organization says they are being held to unreasonable standards. Health Net of California Inc. was recently called out by the Office of Inspector General OIG for failing to subm... [ Read More ]
Reduce the clutter on your home page with one click. Codify offers a lot of tools on its home page but you dont always want all of them expanded at once. There is a simple way to maximize the tools yo... [ Read More ]
Strategies for unlocking a dialogue with physicians. As auditors we bridge the gap between medical coding accuracy and financial stability in healthcare organizations. Its our role to knock on the doo... [ Read More ]
Encourage patients to take stock of their relationship with alcohol. From Dry January and Dry July to Sober September and Sober October the monthlong abstinence trend of shunning alcohol has gained gr... [ Read More ]
Meet a member who never stops learning and growing. Each month AAPC selects a member who demonstrates exemplary leadership qualities. This month weve chosen Jennifer Lavoie RN CPC. Lavoie has enjoyed ... [ Read More ]
It looks right to me, but below is the CPT Assistant description of the surgery so read it and make sure that it matches the op note as far as how the cyst was removed.
CPT Lay Descriptions
10021 ... [ Read More ]
This is the lay description of a breast revision. I am still not completely sure but it looks to me like the 19380 might be the better choice. It includes dissecting tissue and your op note claims to ... [ Read More ]
It doesn't have to state that the entire lesion as excised but it would help. I used that code the other day for excision of microcalcifications and obviously, they couldn't all be removed with one ex... [ Read More ]
Here are some descriptions of those procedures in detail if you still need them. Maybe it will help...
CPT Lay Descriptions
10021 - 19396 30000 - 39561 50010 - 59871 70010 - 79445 90281 - 99607
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[QUOTE="SUEV, post: 71287, member: 2077"]Could someone please tell me when code 46255 can be used? It's titled "Hemorrhoidectomy, internal and external, simple". Can this co... [ Read More ]