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In a world of uncertainty one thing medical coders can count on is ICD10CM yearly updates. Its already that time of year again when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC releases the ICD1... [ Read More ]
Millennials are changing everything about how we do and how we think and their choices will challengemedical coding and billing dramatically as revealed in a recent survey by EBRI Research. Here are s... [ Read More ]
Patients with a previously implanted ventricular assist device VAD require periodic interrogation of the device as reported with 93750 Interrogation of ventricular assist device VAD in person with phy... [ Read More ]
Use external cause codes to report in enhanced detail and possibly streamline claims submission and payment adjudication. ByEvan M. Gwilliam DC MBA CPC CCPC CPCI CCCPC CPMA NCICS MCSP At some point in... [ Read More ]
Understanding documentation is the key to accurate coding. By JulieLeah J. Harding CPC RMC PCA CCP SCPED CDI A ventricular assist device VAD partially or completely takes over the function of a failin... [ Read More ]
Does this qualify for TCM to bill for pcp? (99495,99496)
The patient had a planned laparoscopic surgery in which they were admitted and stayed overnight to make sure everything was fine.
Us... [ Read More ]
Is it worth buying the IR coding reference from Z health? I have an optum complete guide for interventional radiology, and we have an IR coding reference from AMA. We are just wanting to know if Z hea... [ Read More ]
INDICATIONS: This 97-year-old male with multiple risk factors
for coronary artery disease and moderate aortic stenosis is
admitted to ____ Medical Center in the setting of severe
right lower extremity... [ Read More ]
Hello I have a surgery for a LFT Ureteroscopy with a laser lithotripsy and a double J stent.
According to the Pervious KUB taken before surgery the stone was still present.
But when the Dr. performed... [ Read More ]
Dr. Placed a double j stent on the left side of ureter after the patient had been scheduled for a left ureteroscopy/laser lithotripsy /stent
No stones were found so can only bill the Stent placement ... [ Read More ]