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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 ]
Hello! I have a question on a chest tube removal. Our general surgeon changed from an under water seal vacuum suction system to a heimlich valve. Can I charge for this, if so, what code would you r... [ Read More ]
I think I'm over thinking this but want to be sure.My question is about the order of diagnosis for a patient who came in to have a nail trim done with a systemic condition, I understand how to place t... [ Read More ]
This colonoscopy is done for iron deficiency anemia. The provider placed the hemostatic clip to prevent bleeding post-intervention. There was no bleeding at the end of the procedure. My question is... [ Read More ]
Utilizing the 2021 New E&M Outpatient Coding Guidelines, Please code this E&M
Patient 1: This established 2-year-old female presents with cough, nasal discharge, and fever. Cough onset was on... [ Read More ]