Health Information Management

Trivia winner

JustCoding News: Outpatient, June 30, 2010

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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Leslie Barber, RMC, medical coder specialist for the Florida Medical Association, Inc., in Tallahassee, FL. Leslie was the first person to correctly answer this question:

Which code should you report for a radiologic examination; humerus, minimum of two views?

a. 73030
b. 73060
c. 73070
d. 73092

Answer: 73060

Here’s a little bit about Leslie:

What are your current job responsibilities?
I help the Florida Medical Association members with coding denials and reimbursement issues.

Why did you decide to pursue a career in health information management?
I enjoyed the medical field and knew my organizational and people skills would benefit a physicians practice.

What do you like most about your job?
Getting a physician’s claim correctly paid

What is your favorite area of coding?
Oncology

What is your least favorite area of coding?
I don’t have one, but I think coding for cardiology can be challenging.

What are some of your hobbies?
Designing and making silver jewelry for our jewelry business and gardening. Both are very relaxing and great creative outlets.

Do you have a personal motto that you live by?
Never compromise your principles.



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