When to code CPT code 77003 and When not

When to code CPT code 77003 and When not
Basic about Cpt Code 77003 Guidance codes are important in Interventional radiology coding. Percutaneous surgery procedure is mostly depending upon guidance like ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance. The imaging guidance CPT codes are different for vascular and non-vascular percutaneous procedures like CPT code 77003 is used for non-vascular exam...
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CPT code for Barium Swallow Coding guide

CPT code for Barium Swallow learning tips
Basic – Cpt Code for Barium Swallow Barium swallow studies are coded very frequently in radiology. Studies related to esophagus are done with Barium swallow. Any problem with food swallowing procedures always make physicians to test with barium swallow studies. Barium swallow are has two CPT codes 74220...
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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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Common Doubts about Q6 Modifier You Should Clarify

Common Doubts about Q6 Modifier You Should Clarify
Basics about Q6 modifier Locum physicians are the Credential Medicare substitute physician who is also called as locum tenens. These physicians are independent contractor. The physician takes care of regular physician services in their absence. These physicians are paid a fixed price by the regular physician for taking...
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Awesome Self Preparation tips for CPC exam

Awesome Self Preparation tips for CPC exam
Medical coding is proving to be a very good Career in Future. People from different field are now slowly taking interest in this field. I have seen people holding diploma, bachelor’s degree, Master degree are very much interested to enter in this field. So, if you are really...
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How to improve your Skills in Medical Coding

How to improve your Skills in Medical Coding
Medical coding is a great career option for most of the professionals. But, in any field one has to keep learning to be ahead in this competitive world. Such competition is also there between medical coders. Coding CPT and ICD code for a medical report is not easy...
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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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CPT code for lysis of Adhesions unique Coding tips

Unique Coding tips for CPT code for lysis of Adhesions
Lysis of adhesions are mostly included  in the laparoscopic procedure. The adhesion sometimes increases the physician work. Yes, in most of the cases there is lot of dense and extensive adhesions which required lot of effort beyond the normal work other than the procedure performed. In short, these...
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