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Knee Replacement Surgery Coding Challenge
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Knee Replacement Surgery Coding Challenge

The Coding Challenge Question: Patient with a long history of rheumatoid arthritis is admitted for a total knee replacement of both knees. The patient has significant bilateral knee joint pain, stiffness, and loss of function. Assign the CPT code(s). A. 27447, 27447-50B. 27446-50C. 27447-51D. 27487-RT, 27487-LT Answer: A. 27447, 27447-50 The patient is having a…

Scaphocephaly and its Treatment Coding Challenge
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Scaphocephaly and its Treatment Coding Challenge

The Coding Challenge Question: A 4-month-old boy presented to the outpatient clinic with an atypical head shape. After a physical examination and preoperative scanning images, a diagnosis of sagittal synostosis (scaphocephaly) was confirmed. A neurosurgeon and plastic surgeon worked as co-surgeons to treat the condition using an endoscopic-assisted craniectomy technique. A week following surgery, the…

Memorizing the Body Systems of the Human Body

Memorizing the Body Systems of the Human Body

Memorizing the Body Systems Using Mnemonics and Fun In this article, we dive into the fascinating world of the human body systems and their intricate structures and functions. But that’s not all – we also have a special technique for you to master the various body systems! It’s called mnemonics. In addition, we present you…

Vestibular Evaluation for Dizziness Coding CPT
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Vestibular Evaluation for Dizziness Coding CPT

Name That Code Question:  A patient with complaints of dizziness is seen for a vestibular evaluation. The physician completed the following tests: spontaneous nystagmus with gaze; positional nystagmus in four positions; optokinetic nystagmus, bidirectional; and oscillating tracking. All the tests were performed using a recording device. Assign for CPT. Answer: