Inflammation in the body is the body’s way of responding to an infection or injury. When an area of the body, such as the pericardium, becomes inflamed, it can lead to major diseases. Here you will learn facts about the disease, as well as pericarditis coding tips in ICD-10-CM. What is Pericarditis? Pericarditis is the […]
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A 75-year-old female patient has had multiple vertebral fractures due to her osteoporosis. The decision is made to have a minimally invasive procedure performed through a small incision in the skin. Surgical cement is injected to stabilize the compressed vertebrae to treat the pain. Based on your knowledge of medical terminology, what type of skeletal […]
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty coding begins with knowing how and why these procedures are performed, how they differ, and what to look for in the provider’s documentation before assigning the appropriate CPT codes. It also important to have a good understanding of the structures of the spine and how they function. Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Percutaneous vertebroplasty […]
3 Things to Know When Coding for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Coding for post-traumatic stress disorder should not cause too much anxiety once you know these 3 things: Know what to look for in the documentation, such as whether the condition is acute or chronic. Know how to find the correct code in the ICD-10-CM coding […]