Understanding Medicare and Its Different Parts

Medical coders need to follow the coding guidelines and any instructions from third-party payers. This includes understanding Medicare and its different parts. Understanding Medicare and Its Different Parts and Image showing Parts A, B, C, and D Providers are usually reimbursed by third-party payers in support of the individuals that the entity insures. The two…

Understanding Gender Dysphoria and Gender Reassignment Procedures

Being stuck in a body that doesn’t seem to fit is not all that unusual these days. Therefore, understanding gender dysphoria and gender reassignment procedures is necessary to correct coding.   What Is Gender Dysphoria Gender Dysphoria (formerly known as gender…

Pica Eating Disorder and Correct Coding in ICD-10

A person diagnosed with pica has a need to eat such non-food items as dirt or chalk. Learn the definition, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pica eating disorder and correct coding in ICD-10. Billing information is also provided.  A person getting ready to eat dirt or other non-food items may have an eating disorder called pica. What is…