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Moderate Conscious Sedation removed from CPT codes in 2017: Must Read

Moderate Conscious Sedation removed from CPT codes in 2017: Must Read
Moderate conscious sedation is a drug-induced depression of consciousness which is used for performing surgeries. With moderate conscious sedation the patient responds purposefully to verbal commands. Interventional radiology and open surgery procedures requires moderate conscious sedation. But, from 2017 new cpt codes have been added for moderate conscious...
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Coding rules for Modifier 32 and 33

Coding rules for Modifier 32 and 33
There are modifiers in medical coding which are used very rarely. Modifier 32 and 33 are some of these modifiers which are used only when there is a clear documentation for coding these modifiers. We have already discussed about modifier 22, 23, 24 and 25 previously. Also, you...
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Coding Rules for Modifier 22, 23, 24 and 25

Coding Rules for Modifier 22, 23, 24 and 25
Modifiers play a very important role in procedure coding. As a medical coder, I have always struggled a lot in using modifiers. Even when I was preparing for my CPC exam, I was not much confident with the use of modifiers. But, after years of experience in medical...
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Best Coding tips for CPT code for Echocardiography

Best Coding tips for CPT code for Echocardiography
There are different CPT codes for Echocardiography in medical coding. They are mainly divided into transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiogram. If you are new to coding echocardiography, this article will be very helpful for gaining knowledge about CPT code for echocardiography. We will discuss the techniques and the full...
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