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Coding for Screening Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal
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Coding for Screening Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal

Learn the definition of a screening colonoscopy and instructions for coding for a screening colonoscopy and polyp removal in CPT and ICD-10-CM. You will also learn the appropriate use of modifier 33 and how it is applied in the following coding example.   Question:  A 60-year-old female patient presents to the outpatient surgery area for a…

Difference Between Parkinsonism and Parkinson’s Disease (with ICD-10 Coding)

Difference Between Parkinsonism and Parkinson’s Disease (with ICD-10 Coding)

Parkinsonism and Parkinson’s Disease If a person has parkinsonism, does that mean he or she has Parkinson’s disease? Likewise, if a person has Parkinson’s disease, does that mean he or she has parkinsonism? These are great questions! In this lesson, I’ll explain what these two terms mean, the difference between parkinsonism and Parkinson’s disease, and…