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Amazing guide for CPT code for Angiogram in Surgery

Amazing guide for CPT code for Angiogram in Surgery
Basics about CPT code for Angiogram  For percutaneous surgery, it is very important to code the angiography codes for studying the arteries or veins. In interventional radiology, we have many CPT codes for angiograms that are specific are each artery or vein. These Angiogram procedure codes are little...
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Suture Removal CPT code Coding Guide

Coding tips for Suture Removal CPT code
I know there are many scenarios where we are unable to find the correct CPT code. Especially when we are coding surgery procedure codes, mostly the minor procedures will be included in the main surgery CPT code. Same happen while using modifier like 24, 25 ,27 etc. which...
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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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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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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 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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