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The tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases ICD10 brings many changes to coding in the United States. It not only increases the amount of codes available for use it will also re... [ Read More ]
Published in Coding Edge 8211 July 2008 By Deborah GriderCPC CPCH CPCI CPCP CEMC CPMA COBGC CPCD CCSP This month we follow the ICD10CM roadmap to crosswalking with general equivalence mappings GEMs. T... [ Read More ]
I need help with the attached op note. I'm just not sure what CPT for the capsular repair. I've got 97605 for the wound vac; maybe 11011 for the debridement which I am thinking might be bundled with ... [ Read More ]
Our providers are doing Subcostal TAP Blocks and have been trying to use 64425. This is not an Intercostal Nerve Block, so I do not feel 64425 is appropriate. The procedure description is re... [ Read More ]
Hello! I have a question on a chest tube removal. Our general surgeon changed from an under water seal vacuum suction system to a heimlich valve. Can I charge for this, if so, what code would you r... [ Read More ]