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    ICD 10 for Shoulder Grooving

    https://www.plasticsurgery.org/Documents/Health-Policy/Reimbursement/insurance-2017-reduction-mammaplasty.pdf
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    infusions/IVPB running more than one day/date

    Hello, When coding an ER visit that changes to observation, if you have an infusion or hydration that exceeds more than one day/date, do you use quantity per the date started or do you break it down per day/date. ex. NS 11/4/17 started 9:00pm - ended 11/5/17 at 3:00pm Would this be 11/4/17...
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    Infusions/ivpb spanning more than one date/day

    Hello, When coding/charging for an observation, if you have an infusion or hydration that exceeds more than one day/date, do you use quantity per the date started or do you break it down per day/date. ex. NS 11/4/17 started 9:00pm - ended 11/5/17 at 3:00pm Would this be 11/4/17 96360 X 1...
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    Patellofemoral arthroplasty - I need advice

    Patellofemoral Joint Replacement Coding Clinic for HCPCS, First Quarter 2016: Page 4 Coding advice contained in this issue is effective with procedures/services provided after April 15, 2016, unless otherwise noted. QUESTION 4 Patient presents to have a left patellofemoral replacement. The...
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    Patellofemoral arthroplasty - I'm hoping someone can help me

    Patellofemoral Joint Replacement Coding Clinic for HCPCS, First Quarter 2016: Page 4 Coding advice contained in this issue is effective with procedures/services provided after April 15, 2016, unless otherwise noted. QUESTION 4 Patient presents to have a left patellofemoral replacement. The...
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    *HELP*Patellofemoral Joint Replacement

    Patellofemoral Joint Replacement Coding Clinic for HCPCS, First Quarter 2016: Page 4 Coding advice contained in this issue is effective with procedures/services provided after April 15, 2016, unless otherwise noted. QUESTION 4 Patient presents to have a left patellofemoral replacement. The...
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    biceps tenotomy

    Thank you
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    biceps tenotomy

    I am having a problem coming up with the right code for a biceps tenotomy. PROCEDURE PERFORMED: 1. Diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy left shoulder with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. 2. Left shoulder arthroscopic biceps tenotomy. I have seen some say to code as unlisted 29999. also...
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    colon polyp SURVEILLANCE

    Hello, This is in Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 4th Quarter 2013 which would be more current than the March 2013 article: Question: A patient status post removal of colon polyps five years ago presents to the GI lab for surveillance colonoscopy. The colonoscopy is completely normal and the...
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    colon polyp SURVEILLANCE

    Thank you. What do you think of the code Z09 Encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment for conditions other than malignant neoplasm Medical surveillance following completed treatment Use additional code to identify any applicable history of disease code (Z86.-, Z87.-) We are...
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    colon polyp SURVEILLANCE

    I use Z86010 as a secondary code. In ICD 9 we had to use V76.51 in the first diagnosis. V7651=Z12.11 But now there is a code Z09 too. And didn't know if anyone had come across this yet.
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    colon polyp SURVEILLANCE

    Hello, When it is a colon polyp surveillance, is it still Z12.11 for screening or Z09 Encntr for f/u exam aft trtmt for cond oth than malig neoplm? Thanks
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    Debridement meniscus, d?bridement patella, debridement of suprapatellar veil.

    any help on this would be greatly appreciated.
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    Debridement meniscus, d?bridement patella, debridement of suprapatellar veil.

    Would this be 29877? Right lower extremity was sterilely prepped and draped. Portal sites are infiltrated with about a half mL each 1% lidocaine with epinephrine. Portals are created and survey of the joint is undertaken. Medial meniscus, femoral condyle and tibial plateau are all in good...
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    Admin of meds w/blood transfusion

    Do we charge for administration of meds when pt receive blood transfusion? For example Benadryl? They are not done concurrent but done at the same encounter/outpatient visit. Thanks
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