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Be sure the medical record carries enough voltage to bypass reimbursement challenges. Physicians often use computergenerated electrocardiogram ECG reports as the baseline for their own interpretation ... [ Read More ]
By Sara Wolf BA CPCH CCS and G. J. Verhovshek MA CPC Deep vein thrombosis or deep venous thrombosis DVT describes the formation of a blood clot thrombus in a deep vein. The condition is most common in... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS issued Jan. 8 Change Request CR 6313 to correct an omission of ICD9CM diagnosis codes reportable for prothrombin time and international normalized rat... [ Read More ]
Is it worth buying the IR coding reference from Z health? I have an optum complete guide for interventional radiology, and we have an IR coding reference from AMA. We are just wanting to know if Z hea... [ Read More ]
INDICATIONS: This 97-year-old male with multiple risk factors
for coronary artery disease and moderate aortic stenosis is
admitted to ____ Medical Center in the setting of severe
right lower extremity... [ Read More ]
Hello I have a surgery for a LFT Ureteroscopy with a laser lithotripsy and a double J stent.
According to the Pervious KUB taken before surgery the stone was still present.
But when the Dr. performed... [ Read More ]
Dr. Placed a double j stent on the left side of ureter after the patient had been scheduled for a left ureteroscopy/laser lithotripsy /stent
No stones were found so can only bill the Stent placement ... [ Read More ]
Hey guys. I need help please! My question: When coding a Left heart cath and the dr does a PCI, can I code these together? I am getting a CCI edit that states these procedures can't be billed together... [ Read More ]