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2019 CPT® Coding for Skin Biopsies

2019 CPT® Coding for Skin Biopsies ICD10 Monitor – September 2018 by Deborah Grider, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, CCS-P, CDIP Skin biopsy codes are changing. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second installment in a two-part series on the 2019 CPT® codes released recently by the American Medical Association. For many years we have used two...

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AMA Releases 2019 CPT® Code Set

AMA Releases 2019 CPT® Code Set ICD10 Monitor – September 2018 by Deborah Grider, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, CCS-P, CDIP New code changes number 335. The new current procedural terminology (CPT®) codes have been released with 335 code changes in 2019.  There were many code revisions with guideline, description and instructional note changes.   Let’s look...

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Coding Trigger Point Injections for Pain Management

Articles Coding Trigger Point Injections for Pain Management Deborah Grider ICD10 Monitor – April 2018 Review your payer policies when performing these services. Pain management coding can be tricky.  Trigger point injection therapy is a common procedure performed by pain management specialists, orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehab and other specialties. Trigger point injection therapy...

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Risks Associated with Critical Care Coding

Risks Associated with Critical Care Coding ICD10 Monitor – January 2018 by Deborah Grider, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, CCS-P, CDIP Questions abound when reporting critical care services. Reporting Adult Critical care can be complicated. It is not only the coding but the rules and that go along with critical care.  Many questions come up...