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Know how to find the answer and improve your clean claims rate. Medicare revises its National Correct Coding Initiative NCCI edits on a quarterly basis. As a medical coder not only must you keep up wi... [ Read More ]
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I have a question regarding counting conditions as managed. If the condition is not mentioned anywhere in the note other than in the assessment and plan and links a med refill or lab ... [ Read More ]
Hello, I am unable to locate cpt for the below procedure. Any assistance is appreciated. thank you
Procedure: Placement of external ventricular drain
An external ventricular drain was placed into th... [ Read More ]
We have been useing unlisted 29999 for the above and comparing to 29915. It is being preformed with other hip scopes 29916 and 29914. Is anyone having any luck getting that paid? We have discussed ... [ Read More ]
There has been some debate on determining whether a case is traumatic vs. derangement. I would like some outside opinions on this topic in general and the specific case specified below.
Case # 1
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Very new to E&M and our providers basically use this same template for all the exams. When they code a comprehensive level e&m, Im not always sure its accurate because I am not certain the exa... [ Read More ]
I'm taking practice exams, working through Practicode and have an in-person exam scheduled for 12/5. I'm a perfectionist so my goal is to pass above 90%, but I'm starting to question whether that's ri... [ Read More ]