Day two of HEALTHCON 2021 began with attendees getting fired up for the day in the HCON Chat. One member wrote, “This is my first ever HEALTHCON conference, I am so excited for today!!!” There wer... [ Read More ]
Several changes have been recently made to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The guidelines changes affect code assignment for conditions and sympto... [ Read More ]
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Ok I am stumped and possibly over thinking all of this. So The surgeon started out doing a diagnostic laparoscopy which turned into a laparotomy and resulted in multiple procedures with all three bein... [ Read More ]
I am not sure how to code this procedure. The majority of the work was done removing the ruptured appendix. There was just a small portion of the cecum removed. I am thinking the CPT code should be... [ Read More ]
I have a provider asking for CPT codes to bill for Lead and TB screenings. I can't find the codes for these other than the actual test being done, nothing for a questionnaire.
Anyone know of anythin... [ Read More ]
So my question is where I am not sure do I use 44206 with modifier 52? or 44204 and 44188?
Operative note: abdomen is then prepped and draped in the standard sterile fashion. The site of the end c... [ Read More ]
How would you look at the following diagnosis codes based on level. Found in office during a conversation some ppl code much higher than I thought for these diagnosis codes when presente... [ Read More ]
I’ve been trying to find a CPT code for a penoscrotal decompression for priaprism, however I haven’t been able to find anything. So far I’ve read that it’s a new procedure for Priapism. The pr... [ Read More ]
This is a co-surgery between otolaryngology and neurosurgery. The initial approach to the sphenoid was made by ENT.
However, there was no pituitary tumor. It turns out to be a giant sellar aneurysm. ... [ Read More ]
A patient has a DX of nocturnal polyuria and there is some debate of how it should be coded. The patient was able to provide a 24 hour urine diary. The patient wakes up more than three times per night... [ Read More ]