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    E codes and DMEPOS modifier help!

    I'm instructing my first class in coding and my students are having a tough time with E-codes (when to use them) and HCPCS Level II modifiers (so many from them to choose from). I'm trying to find an easier way of breaking this down to them. I've searched the internet and can't really find...
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    Self Cutting w/no suicidal ideation

    I am aware of the E code E956 "Suicide and self-inflicted injury by cutting and piercing instrument"; however, what if the patient is cutting themselves without the intention of suicide? This seems to be a very common scenario these days, but I don't exactly want to attach "suicide" to a...