MRI Cpt codes guide for coders in Radiology facility

MRI Cpt codes in radiology
MRI CPT codes in Radiology facility MRI codes are used very frequently in radiology and interventional radiology facility. MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) is done to find any abnormality related to soft tissues. Most of the report with MRI in radiology is done on Joints and Non-joints. The main...
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New DEXA bone density scan cpt code 2015

New DEXA bone density cpt code 2015
Bone density CPT code 2015 (DEXA scan) Bone density scan is performed to check the density of bones. We use to do bone density scan to check osteopenia (733.90, ICD10-M85.80) or osteoporosis (733.00, ICD10-M81.0) present in bone. Sometimes coders use Screening for bone density or osteoporosis ICD 10...
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How to Remove A (Apprentice) from CPC-A

How to Remove A (Apprentice) from CPC-A
CPC stands for Certified Professional Coder. CPC is an exam conducted by AAPC for medical coders or any professional who wants to make a career in medical coding. If you have visited AAPC website you can see there is n number of coders are being certified every month....
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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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