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Briefings on APCs, October 2008, Decipher integumentary codes for correct coding

Briefings on APCs, October 1, 2008

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Be aware of all your options when coding integumentary procedures so that you arrive at the most specific code that best represents the procedure the physician performs.

Before you select the correct CPT code for an integumentary procedure, you must first dispel the assumption that an integumentary code is the only solution, Garrison said. Another code in a different section of the CPT Manual might be closer to the description.

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1 comments on “Briefings on APCs, October 2008, Decipher integumentary codes for correct coding

Eldora (4/27/2011 at 7:18 PM)
With the bases loaded you srutck us out with that answer!

 

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