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Gasteroenterology coding:74270 is for barium enema as well as water-soluble contrast

04th May 2011
Recently, my gastroenterologist ordered barium enema for a four-year old male patient with a history of encopresis and constipation. Therefore, I am billing the procedure for my radiologist. How should you report the procedure if the radiologist writes ... Read >
Author: Erin Lang Masercola

Keeping a good mouth condition how to avoid paradentosis

23rd February 2011
Besides the caries, paradentosis is the most disseminated teeth disease. More than seventy percent of the adult population suffers this unpleasant and usually, extremely painful scourge. The major causes for paradentosis are tartar and soft germs that get... Read >
Author: kansito

Documentation & Chief Complaint: Are You Missing Something

26th January 2011
If you're getting dinged on audits because you do not have a chief complaint listed at the top of your physician's documentation, do not give up until you have a look at the entire note. Even though you'll benefit from a chief complaint documented clear... Read >
Author: James Smith

Ways to Boost your Hemoccult Test Coding

14th December 2010
If you want to keep the money coming for in-office examination of fecal occult blood test (FOBT), you should train eyes on the difference between three hemoccult codes and their purpose. Here's a scenario: A 60-year old patient presented in the offic... Read >
Author: James Smith
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