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    Smile current coding guidelines
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    Where can we coding to find the current coding guide lines for the Doctors to read over. They are wanting to see exactly what is required in charting

    thanks

    kim

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    current coding guidelines are are in every current coding ICD-9-CM book.
    as well as online on CMS web site
    http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/ftpse...icdguide08.pdf

    E/M guidelines are in every current CPT book - (at least in the professional editions by AMA)

    oh - and show them the NCD guidelines also (maybe someone will finally have some covered dx's for the labs they order)

    there isn't just one set of guidelines (that would be too easy)
    Last edited by dmaec; 10-27-2008 at 01:22 PM.
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Kim, Are you looking for information for E/M coding? If so, here is the link to the CMS guide: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MLNProducts/d...serv_guide.pdf
    If that isn't what you're looking for, let me know.
    Pam Tienter, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CCS-P, CPMA, CPC-I, AAPC Fellow
    National Advisory Board Member 2018-2021, Region 6 Great Lakes
    Minneapolis AAPC Chapter, Education Officer 2018
    AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
    AAPC National ICD-10 Trainer

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    pam

    thanks for the quick responce, that is exactly what the doctor was looking for. thanks again

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