Coding for Medical Necessity in the Physician’s Office

Coding for Medical Necessity in the Physician’s Office

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Put your coding skills to work by learning how to code for medical necessity from medical records. This work text will provide you with the foundation you need to get your coding skills to the next level. You will learn how abstract the right information from medical records, how match diagnoses with the correct procedures, and when and how to use CPT modifiers. With this foundation, you will be well on your way to becoming an expert coder. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.I Find the Code 2-4 HISTORY AND PHYSICAL CC: The patient is back for the results of his biopsy on the mole on his ... manual helps the coder find the right place of service (POS) code that is needed on the CMS-1500 form, Block 24B. The place of service must be appropriate for the procedure. Insurance companies use coding edits that reject a claim if the POS code and procedure are incompatible.

Title:Coding for Medical Necessity in the Physician’s Office
Author:Deborah Kelly-Farwell, Cecile Favreau
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-02-07


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