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Coding tips for CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360

Coding tips for CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360
Basics about CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360 Coding of diagnostic and therapeutic infusion, hydration are based on the stated hierarchy. As per the hierarchy, infusions should be coded primary to pushes, which is primary to injections. This hierarchy is to be followed in facility coding. However, for...
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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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How to Calculate RVUs (Relative Value Units)?

How to Calculate RVUs (Relative Value Units)?
What is RVUs and wRVUs? RVU stands for Relative value unit. It is a cost or value assigned for each CPT and HCPCS code by CMS (Centre for Medicare and Medicaid) for providing a service. It has majorly three components, physician work, physician expenses and malpractice overhead. The...
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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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Coding Guide for New CPT codes 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870

Coding Guide for New CPT codes 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870
To increase the space within the neural foramen and release nerve pressure to decrease pain, interspinous/interlaminar process stabilization/distraction device is placed. Interspinous device is placed within the vertebral spinous processes. Interlaminar devices are placed between adjoining lamina and spinous process. New CPT code 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870...
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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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