diagnosis codes

  1. M

    Neuropsychology Diagnosis Coding vs Referring Physician diagnosis-what goes on the claim?

    We have a neuropsychologist on staff and want to make sure we are coding the diagnosis list properly. Should the neuropsychologist only list the diagnosis codes founded in the evaluation or will it ever include diagnosis codes (founded or unfounded) from the referring provider?
  2. J

    20610 performed unilaterally with a bilateral diagnosis code

    Hi, I have come across the situation a few times where the provider has diagnosed a patient with bilateral OA of the knees (M17.0). During a visit, they performed a joint injection into only one of the knees. In this scenario, would you report a bilateral diagnosis code since they have...