By Amy C. Pritchett BSHA CPC CPMA CPCI CEDO CANPC CASCC CEDC CRC CCS ICDCTCMPCS The ICD10CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries 2018 Addenda provides insight to future diagnosis coding. Lets review ... [ Read More ]
We have one surgeon who places a wound vac at the time of surgery and bills 97607/97608. I have not billed it, stating it is a dressing. I cannot find authoritative reference. Please comment.... [ Read More ]
I am hoping someone can help me with pathology coding for placental abnormalities. We see funisitis and umbilical cord vasculitis often on the path reports. So far, we have O41.10-- and O41.12--. but ... [ Read More ]
What is the best way to code additional IHC stains done to a pathology report by another pathologist?
The original pathologist ordered another IHC and asked a colleague to read and sign out an addendu... [ Read More ]
I need some help. It is the physician's dictation that I'm having a hard time following because it is not very clear and concise.
How it was billed:
The d... [ Read More ]
Right total knee arthroplasty with use of patient matched implants. Doctor performed a medial capsulotomy with the patella everted and knee flexed. The implant were input onto the femur and tibia. ... [ Read More ]
Need assistance in verifying if the correct procedure performed was either 49329 or 49320, please review the below operative report.
FINDINGS: Normal Right ovary visualized. Small part of La... [ Read More ]
Does any know what, ns: Full Medicaid not covered for NH ICF/DD svc mean? I am trying to determine a patients responsibility after their primary insurance has paid, but Medicaid has denied saying Par... [ Read More ]