Health Information Management

Trivia winner

JustCoding News: Outpatient, May 2, 2012

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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Lisa Floccari, CPC, CPC-H, Regional CBO Professional Revenue Cycle Specialist at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. Lisa correctly answered this question:

What is the correct CPT® code for tissue culture for non-neoplastic disorders, solid tissue biopsy ?

a. 88230
b. 88233
c. 88235
d. 88237

Answer: B

Here’s a little bit about Lisa:
What are your current job responsibilities?

I am a resource for coding, billing, and reimbursement for medical necessity issues. Currently I am working with trauma, ICU, and hospital evaluation and management services.

Why did you decide to pursue a career in health information management?
I have always wanted to be involved in the medical field. I trained in high school and started out as a nursing assistant. I carried on with college with the intention of becoming a nurse, but due to life's circumstances I chose the business side instead.

What do you like most about your job?
I most enjoy the research and the ability to share information with my colleagues.

What is your favorite area of coding?
General surgery

What is your least favorite area of coding?
Anesthesia

What are some of your hobbies?
My granddaughter Maddisyn is my number one hobby, but I also enjoy reading and continuing education.

Do you have a personal motto that you live by?
A co-worker once said, "No one died and the worlds didn't collide." It's my Hakuna Matata!



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