Unique Guide for Root Operation of ICD-10-PCS

Unique Guide for Root Operation of ICD-10-PCS
Basics about Root Operation of ICD-10-PCS Root operations of ICD-10- PCS include total 31 root operations. Each root operation is aunique by its definition. ICD-10-PCS will be used in place of Volume 3 codes of ICD 9, so it is very essential to get familiar with root operation...
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Practice Report for CPT code for Peripheral Angiogram

Practice Report for CPT code for Peripheral Angiogram
As a vascular surgery coder, I have always have difficulty in coding interventional vascular surgery procedures. I used to code fistulogram, angioplasty, central venous catheter placement, stent placement, thrombectomy procedures performed on the vascular regions. As a coder, I was perfect in coding surgery procedures, but I was also wanted...
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Get CEUs for AAPC and AHIMA for Life Long

Get CEUs for AAPC and AHIMA for Life Long
CEUs stand for Continue Education Units. These are very important for AAPC or AHIMA Certified coders to retain their credentials. CEUs are need to be submitted every year or once in a 2 year depending on the Credentials you are carrying. I have seen many coders struggling to...
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Superb Coding Guide for Arthrogram CPT codes

Superb Coding Guide for Arthrogram CPT codes
Basics of Arthrogram CPT code of Hip, Shoulder, Wrist, ankle & elbow An arthrogram is a test using X-rays to obtain a series of images of a joint after a contrast material like dye, water, air or a combination of these has been injected into the joint. This...
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Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79

Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79
Reporting procedures and services performed in the outpatient setting may create a challenge for coders when a return to the operating room for a related or unrelated procedure or service becomes necessary. There are different modifiers used for outpatient setting like 59, 76, 77, 58, 78, 79 etc....
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