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Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS Transmittal 1766 Change Request 6548 issued July 10announcesthe changes that will be included in the October 2009 release of Medicares edit module for cli... [ Read More ]
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The local UHG/Wellmed office is hiring for a C... [ Read More ]
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This is exactly what the doctor has in the note (save for a spelling correction or two).
Surgeon: Dr. S.
1st Assistant Surgeon: Dr. W.
2nd Assistant Surgeon: Dr. K.
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the more I read the more I struggle and confused I become.
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