Webinar “Mastering the Art of Modifier Use” begins Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Noon Eastern

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Mastering the use of modifiers is an important skill all coders should have in their toolkit. Modifiers are a critical component of coding. Using modifiers correctly can reduce the risk of lost revenue and improve audit compliance. Using modifiers incorrectly can result in lost revenue and increased claims scrutiny. In general, all coders likely already […]

Reporting for COVID-19

CWTC [Episode 86] Laterjet, Rehab Etiologic Specificity, Swing Bed Procedure Billing

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 83] Acute Hospital Inpatient Order, Colonoscopy with, Principal Diagnosis for Resolved Etiologic

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 73] Peritoneal Adhesions, RSV Billing, IGC Selection, ER CPT Codes

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

AMA Releases 2020 CPT® code set

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The American Medical Association (AMA) announced on September 4, the release of the 2020 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set containing identifiers and descriptors assigned to each medical, surgical, and diagnostic services available to patients. Trusted since 1966 as the health system’s common language, the CPT code set enables accurate reporting, measurement, analysis, and benchmarking of […]

Solving the Coding Puzzle: Interventional Radiology in CPT

Webinar “Solve the Coding Puzzle: Coding Interventional Radiology/Cardiology in CPT” February 15, 2019

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Have you ever put together a puzzle? Usually you will look at the picture and then as you are closer to actually laying pieces down you look at the picture again to evaluate the pieces against the picture. You may do this over and over as you are putting together the puzzle. Putting the pieces […]

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