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Physiology is the key to better diagnosis coding. By Nancy Reading RN BS CPC CPCP CPCI The renal system consists of two kidneys each of which usually has an adrenal gland perched on top two ureters a ... [ Read More ]
Patients with end stage renal disease ESRD and other stages of chronic kidney disease CKD often also suffer from conditions such as hypertension diabetes mellitus anemia and transplant complications. ... [ Read More ]
Use severity condition classification and sequencing to help clean up your claims. By Michelle A. Green MPS RHIA CPC FAHIMA End stage renal disease ESRD is the most severe form of chronic kidney disea... [ Read More ]
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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Hello. We are a CAH and have an outpatient dialysis department. One of our patients is now an inpatient (not Covid related) and needs his dialysis. We cannot transfer right now because of Covid and... [ Read More ]
Good Morning. I wonder if any of the exams are being rescheduled due to the Covid-19 virus. Mine is scheduled at Waterbury Hospital on Dec 12,2020. What protocols do they have in place to ensure safet... [ Read More ]
I am currently training my Urology doctors on the new E/M changes for 2021. Can someone tell me what they are saying to their doctors regarding Cat 2 "Amount and/or Complexity of Data t... [ Read More ]
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?
72192=Computed tomogra... [ Read More ]
Hello. Could someone tell me please if I can add 12041 intermediate repair in the case below? Thank you in advance.
Pt has On EUA, external genitalia noted to have polypoid scar tissue at site of prev... [ Read More ]
i work for the DoD and coders are expected to code "across the board". So far I have been doing good with the exception of ACUPUNCTURE! I have a provider who is doing BFA (battlefield acupun... [ Read More ]