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This is a wonderful resource for chapter officers. It is available now in the 2019 Officer Facebook group. With all the technology available today we are hoping you can take advantage of this informat... [ Read More ]
Over the years foreign limb syndrome once coined apotemnophilia has changed names many times. You may have heard it called Body integrity dysphoriaBID Body integrity identity disorder BIID Amputee ide... [ Read More ]
If you want to smooth reimbursement claims for durable medical equipment CGS offers 28 documentation checklists that identify what must be included. Recently updated these checklists include the follo... [ Read More ]
2019 was my first AAPC National Conference since 2008. Although there were many big changes since 2008 a few major differences I noticed particularly were that the size of attendance has quadrupled an... [ Read More ]
Another great way to stay in touch with whats going on is to request to be part of the 2019 Local Chapter Officers group on Facebook. All you have to do is click this link and the group will pop up. S... [ Read More ]
Does this qualify for TCM to bill for pcp? (99495,99496)
The patient had a planned laparoscopic surgery in which they were admitted and stayed overnight to make sure everything was fine.
Us... [ 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 ]