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Patient in cardiology office for 1 year follow up and echo regarding hypertension, cad, stenosis( echo was scheduled the same time as the 1 year follow ... [ Read More ]
Anyone else in ortho have providers examining a patient for joint pain, either new or established, and they order an MRI to investigate a joint, and code it 99203-99213?
Problems addre... [ Read More ]
The Doctor's that I work for go visit patients in the hospital with the help of an NP.. To bill this shared/split billing, is it enough for the Dr to just sign the note that the NP created or d... [ Read More ]
Does anyone use a 99211 for a foley removal if only the nurse sees the patient?
What about injections like testosterone where the patient brings his own meds? We currently bill 96372 but I wondere... [ Read More ]
I was hoping I could get some help on this issue. When a patient comes for a weight loss visit, some insurance do not cover since we only put the obesity diagnosis. Some of these patie... [ Read More ]
I've been taking the CPB course, and will follow up with the CPC course (probably after the 2023 coding books come out). I've ordered the 2023 books, but it looks like I will at least need the ICD-10-... [ Read More ]
Look for three things in the documentation to accurately report encounters in ICD9CM and ICD10CM. According to the American Burn Association an estimated 486000 hospital admissions and visits to hospi... [ Read More ]
Injury and poisoning locations are key components of many insurance claims and especially for workers compensation. In ICD9CM use the following codes with the appropriate fourth digit subcategories to... [ Read More ]
By Ken Camilleis CPC CPCI CMRS CCSP Analyze documentation to understand the intricacies of diagnostic and procedural fracture coding. Because there are so many types of fractures and fracture treatmen... [ Read More ]
Get your physicians to document correctly or leave money on the table. By Holly J. Cassano CPC To be descriptive enough to create a clear picture of the procedure performed debridement documentation i... [ Read More ]
Published in Coding Edge 8211 March 2009 By Deborah GriderCPC CPCH CPCI CPCP CEMC CPMA COBGC CPCD CCSP Our journey using the ICD10CM roadmap leads us to draft guidelines and coding issues focusing on ... [ Read More ]