CPT / ICD-10-CM

Rib Fractures With Flail Chest and ORIF Coding Challenge
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Rib Fractures With Flail Chest and ORIF Coding Challenge

The Coding Challenge Question: A 35-year-old female was brought into the ED with severe chest pain and difficulty breathing after being involved in an automobile accident. The patient was the driver of a car that collided with another vehicle on the interstate highway. She sustained multiple comminuted and displaced rib fractures on the right side…

Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal Coding
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Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal Coding

Solve this “Name That Code!” coding exercise, and then check your answers against the ones provided. Learn the definition of a screening colonoscopy and instructions for coding 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 this coding…