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Re: 2021 E&M audit tool. Or is there a specific audit tool for E&M for ENT?
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can we gather CEU's for next year if the current year CEU requirements are met?
do we need to store extra CEUs in tracker or after submitting the current year CEUs only we can store in CEU tracker?
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Hello. Could you please tell me if i can add 44110 to the excision of Ovary 58661 in the report below or I should just add a modifier -22? Thank you very much in advance. I am a new coder.
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How would you code a CT Cystogram? It doesn't seem like you would code 51600 with 74430, since the exam was performed by CT.
I am questioning if 51600 and 72192 should be coded?
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