Best Coding tips for CPT code 29914, 29915 and 29916

Best Coding tips for CPT code 29914, 29915 and 29916
Basics of CPT code 29914, 29915, and 29916 CPT code 29914, 29915, and 29916 represent procedures performed specifically for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). In FAI, the femoral head and acetabulum, a ball and socket joint do not fit perfectly. This will cause friction during hip movements, which...
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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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New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9

New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9
Z Codes in ICD-10 In ICD-10 we will have many changes for ICD-9 codes. In new codes we will see complete change in the number or digits as well as the use of alphabets in ICD-10. As we know the amount of codes have also increased significantly in...
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Awesome tips for Coding an ED report

Awesome tips for Coding an ED report
As  a medical coder, I always wanted to learn all the coding facilities. The best thing I like about medical coding is that, you can learn everything here. The amount of knowledge you gain while coding a medical report is unbelievable. Initially people have difficulty in coding a...
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Coding tips for Dilation: one of the icd 10 pcs root operations

Coding tips for Root Operation "Dilation" for IP coders
Dilation: one of  icd 10 pcs root operations Four-root operations are used to alter the diameter or route of tubular body part, Restriction, occlusion, dilation and bypass. Tubular body parts are the hollow body parts that provide a route of passage of solids, liquids or gases. This includes cardiovascular...
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Superb tips for Coding Modifier 57

Superb tips for Coding Modifier 57
Definition of Modifier 57 There are certain modifiers which should be used only with E&M CPT codes, for example 24, 25 and 27. Even Modifier 57 should be used along with E&M codes (99201-99499).  But, modifier 57 is not just limited to E&M codes, this modifier can also...
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