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Junior surgery residents are getting less exposure to common surgeries, according to a study publ
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Some physicians are for robotic surgery; some are not. This is the issue of debate in an article
AUGUST 20, 2015
Since the da Vinci Surgery System was granted FDA approval in 2000, robotic surgery has b
DECEMBER 16, 2015
The practice of concurrent surgery is common and has been accepted for so long that it might be
MARCH 17, 2016
Does the OR in your ambulatory surgery center (ASC) have a functioning AED or standard defibrilla
A Pennsylvania jury awarded $5.1 million to a woman left brain damaged after what was supposed to
JULY 29, 2015
A new study found that out of the 310 million surgery patients who receive surgery every year, 50
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
New studies show overlapping surgery isn’t as risky (or as time saving) as once thought
MARCH 1, 2018
A shift in healthcare toward minimally invasive procedures performed with robot technology&mdash
MARCH 21, 2014
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) will adopt the trade name American Board of Foot
MARCH 26, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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A meta-analysis of 22 studies involving nearly 20,000 residents from general surgery programs dis
DECEMBER 23, 2016
A new study confirms what you already know: that RNs with a reasonable workload can take better c
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
You ask: What are the most common, easily fixable issues you see when it comes to agencies with h
Q: What information do you have about physician response to ICD-10-PCS? I am g
An article in the February edition of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery has found that stat
JANUARY 19, 2016
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery notes that bariatric surgeries have stea
JULY 26, 2018
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is a minimally invasive procedure to open u
MARCH 25, 2015
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A woman comes to the hospital lobby asking to visit a friend who has recently had surgery. The vi
DECEMBER 3, 2015
  Two operators of ambulatory surgery center (ASC), Surgery Partners and Symbion,
JUNE 26, 2014
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not i
JULY 10, 2015
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not
Examining data for patients who underwent spine surgery when residents were present, resea
OCTOBER 3, 2014
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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An analysis of more than a million surgeries performed from 2008 to 2013 found that those in whic
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
“I’m sorry sir, we have to cancel your surgery today.”  
JUNE 6, 2014
Joan Rivers’ death following treatment at a Manhattan ambulatory surgery center was tragic
MARCH 4, 2015
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  The staff at Health and Beauty Cosmetic Surgery in West Palm Beach, Florida, fac
JUNE 12, 2014
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) has joined the American Board of Medical Specialtie
A Leapfrog Group report found that hospitals need to improve high-risk surgery patient outcomes.
MARCH 17, 2015
A new study released in the Annals of Surgery identified the five key components to reducing the
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine conducted an surgery/human-errors-ad
SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
Code this as a complication of the joint replacement surgery with M96.840 (Postprocedural hematom
Data sharing ‘We can look at what’s going on’
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Limiting residents to 16-hour shifts appears to have led to negative consequences for surgery p
APRIL 4, 2014
AUGUST 20, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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APRIL 15, 2015
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MAY 27, 2015
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JUNE 10, 2015
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JUNE 24, 2015
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One of the fiercest fights in surgery is about ears. Do you cover them while conducting surgery?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Q&A: What makes a quality EHR? Editor’s note: A 2016 study
A rising number of reports about deaths, injuries, and malfunctions linked to the robotic surgery
Q: One of our ophthalmologists orders mitomycin after his surgeries. We have a cha
A California hospital continued to allow surgeries in its operating rooms earlier this year even
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) issued a warning this week to all
A: While this is a “new method” during the surgery for administering the medic
  RCS-1: What?s changing and how will you be affected? Part 2
JANUARY 5, 2018
  QAPI: What is the billing department's role?
OCTOBER 14, 2016
  HIPAA, what can you share?
JANUARY 13, 2017
  What is the EHR Incentive Program?
  What are you doing in August?
  Medicare is the secondary payer: Now what?
  What are the experts saying about PDPM?
AUGUST 3, 2018
What residents need to know about current regulations and propos
FEBRUARY 13, 2020
JANUARY 1, 2019
Contact times and instructions can vary widely depending on what you buy and what you’re l
Does your hospital still require patients to fast eight hours before surgery? Are your nurses sti
OCTOBER 13, 2015
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
A former plastic surgery resident with the Lehigh Valley Health Network was sentenced to four yea
APRIL 8, 2016
Learn what's new in GME and other news relevant to residents by reviewing a few recent headlines
JANUARY 31, 2018
By Jennifer Thew, RN What kind of reputation does your organization have
DECEMBER 11, 2019
  What should you do about a tardy recertification assessment?
  Beyond the doc fix: What MACRA means for the SNF sector
AUGUST 7, 2015
  HIPAA: Top Tips for Getting What You Need to Know
  What is the SNFs liability for practitioner billing errors?
OCTOBER 14, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  Unannounced audit! What do you need to review first?
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  2017 Resolutions: What to prioritize in the ever-evolving postacute landscape
JANUARY 6, 2017
  What to do when you are under medical review
OCTOBER 13, 2017
  What to do post-audit: How to set yourself up for success
DECEMBER 8, 2017
  What do you need for an unannounced audit?
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  RCS-1: What's changing and how will you be affected? Part 1
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  What should your policy for coding compliance and ethics include?
  Proposed payment rule PDPM: What SNFs need to know
  New Medicare cards: What's that square code?
  Medicare physician fee schedule: What's changing for 2019?
  A research letter recently published in the JAMA Surgery suggests that gamificat
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
A study of nearly 200 hip and knee arthroplasty surgeries found that on average the doors to the
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
A surgical resident is suing St. Louis University, its surgery residency program director, and ch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Learn what's new in GME and other news relevant to residents by reviewing a few recent headlines
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
Skin antiseptic products are used to reduce bacterial burden on skin prior to performing invasive
FEBRUARY 9, 2020
What do you see outside your window? If you’re in many parts of the U.S., you might see a b
As of December 15, Joint Commission surveys for ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) will include a
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
The orthopedic surgery program at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx is employing a technique
MARCH 11, 2016
Z47.1 (Aftercare following joint replacement surgery) and I10 (Essential (primary) hypertension)
A survey of 7,400 physicians taken while they completed the 2018 American Board of Surgery In-Tra
NOVEMBER 5, 2019
Despite their name, “never events” such as wrong-site surgeries, retained surgical ob
JUNE 14, 2016
What is RSS synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
  SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
  What you need to know about the five major categories of consolidated billing
  What SNFs need to know about the five major categories of consolidated billing
  The medical review department chose to conduct a postpayment review...now what?
MARCH 30, 2018
  Patient-driven payment model, survey, and quality: Understanding MDS accuracy and what you ne
What should the (medication) review include? The language in the regula
As we approach the end of 2019, we’d like to know what’s on your GME wish list for 2
DECEMBER 4, 2019
Since it's still early in the year, we want to know what’s on your GME wish list for 2020.
JANUARY 2, 2020
What residents need to know when a patient or staff member comes
JULY 2, 2018
Half of general surgery residents reported experiencing workplace harassment at least a few times
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
How CMS and Joint Commission decide what accreditation program to put you in The differ
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
  A team of researchers may have uncovered what many involved in the transition to
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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What is the correct CPT® code for tenotomy of multiple tendons in the shoulder thr
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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The AMA and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (A
Unplanned hospital readmissions for patients following surgery are primarily due to new surgical
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 6, 2018
Dear readers, As 2015 draws to a close, let me know what you thought were the big
DECEMBER 31, 2015
Nurses Week is coming up and is a good time to reflect on what sets the nursing profession apart
MAY 1, 2015
While it’s been made clear that Donald Trump will be our 45th president, what that means fo
What was your biggest lesson learned when you started looking at your process and making
Patients who underwent surgery at Goshen (Indiana) Hospital between April 1 and September 30 may
NOVEMBER 27, 2019
Hospitals are permitted to define what medication information is necessary to be obtained from th
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for pneumonia due to E. coli?  
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: What would be the response for M0150, Current Payment Sources, for an MA
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatic sclerosis? A) K74.0 B) K74.1
AUGUST 5, 2015
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The following story in Nurse Leader Insider covers what you need to know about f
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a cracked tooth?   A) 5
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hepatoblastoma?   A) C22.0
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Briquet’s disorder? A) F45.0 B
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for donovanosis? A) A51.1 B) A55
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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What am I doing here?   If you've ever found yourself in a meeting wo
MAY 21, 2015
What are the home health CMS & the Medicare/Medicaid Policy for PTA supervision by a
Dear readers, What are the biggest pain points in your role? HCPro is in the proc
OCTOBER 23, 2015
Dear readers, What are the biggest challenges facing residency coordinators today
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
“If we have a shared vision of what the health care system should look like … it cre
APRIL 28, 2017
For agencies in states that haven’t started Review Choice yet, what kind of questio
Accountability is a word we often hear in discussions about leadership. But what does accountabil
Q: I have been told to use the general surgery CPT® codes in the 20000 series for r
APRIL 30, 2014
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That’s hard to say because it’s going to vary from agency to agency. What I would say
What needs to be signed by the physician before we submit under the Review Choice Demonst
Q: What exactly does an order for “evaluate and treat” allow a thera
Q: What happens to patients who can self-inject but cannot pre-fill insulin
Q: What are the new therapy reassessment requirements that CMS solidified in its
From time to time, we ask you to help us out by letting us know what safety products you would li
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
What should our clinicians document if the patient hasn't had the flu vaccine yet? The pa
How many times have nurses wondered, "what if we did it this way?" or "I wonder wh
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
JUNE 18, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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What do nurses want? What keeps nurses engaged? What can we do to decrease turnover?
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
Job descriptions that do not reflect the reality of what staff members actually do or are expecte
  "I have asked, 'What’s wrong with me?' when I should have been asking
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
We want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Managers.com and what you need to help
MAY 19, 2016
Dear readers, What are your biggest questions and concerns regarding the Clinical
AUGUST 12, 2016
Therapists have spent far too long looking to external sources to define what skilled physical th
We’re still looking for your feedback on what information and trends you would like to see
JULY 28, 2017
“No matter what future we look at, there’s one truism that rings throughout. That is
DECEMBER 1, 2017
What new challenges are your programs facing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how are you t
APRIL 16, 2020
What does the Safe Medical Device Act of 1990 require of hospitals?  
APRIL 29, 2014
What are the time parameters for completing a history and physical? Answer: Up to
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for serous labyrinthitis? a. 386.31
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: What do we do if a patient has been snatched away from us?
Q: What should you do about a tardy recertification assessment? It’s the fifth day of
Calling the patient is a way to check on what’s happening, but it does not substitute for t
Incidents reports are a pain to fill out, but vital for documenting what happened and for pro
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
What can the physician write for duration of care with patients who open and close with l
“Respect your patients, and let that respect inform what questions you ask them and how. It
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
Healthcare professionals have varied views about what the term cultural diversity means and the a
AUGUST 31, 2017
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
AUGUST 1, 2015
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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JULY 30, 2014
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It's been said that you can't manage what you can't measure. Therefore, time managemen
What was the first sentence recorded by Thomas Edison on the phonograph? a. Humpty Dumpty
If you’ve ever wondered what a flash flood can do to a hospital in a heartbeat, take a look
AUGUST 14, 2014
MARCH 11, 2015
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By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP What kind of manager are you? What
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
New physicians fresh out of residency may be unaware of what they need to ask for when considerin
OCTOBER 2, 2015
What strategies are effective in reducing readmissions? That was the question a team of researche
OCTOBER 13, 2015
What are the CMS and Joint Commission hot spots for 2016? Join Bud Pate, REHS, and Lisa Eddy, RN,
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
What are the CMS and Joint Commission hot spots for 2016? Join Bud Pate, REHS, and Lisa Eddy, RN,
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
You ask: Once our agency makes enough improvements to move on to a different PIP, what advice do
What is the correct CPT® code for ligation of a femoral vein? A
APRIL 2, 2014
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Q: What is the minimum minutes of evaluation on a Part A patient that needs rehab?
  What is the correct CPT® code for open treatment of lunate disloc
MARCH 19, 2014
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What is the correct CPT® code for closed treatment of a clavicular fracture
APRIL 30, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for wasting syndrome? A) R61 B)
MAY 14, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia? a.
MAY 21, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for aphasia? A) R47.01 B) R47.02 C)
JULY 9, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for motion sickness?   A) 9
AUGUST 20, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Pasteurellosis?   A) 02
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a left bundle branch hemiblock? a. 426.11 b
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a. &n
AUGUST 27, 2014
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APRIL 22, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS root operation for circumcision?   a. Excision 
APRIL 8, 2015
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“What separates doctors and patients is a disjointed and unnatural version of intima
APRIL 2, 2015
We want physicians to be very clear in their documentation about what’s wrong with the pati
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for an infected blister on the chest wall? a. 910.3
MARCH 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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 Core Administrative Competency is about what people in senior administrative positio
AUGUST 21, 2015
“My theory is just this; perhaps what we call burnout is our own PTSD.  Our own brain
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
"This is our family and this is what our family has been for as long as I've been here &hell
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Find out what's happening in GME by reviewing a few recent residency headlines from across the co
AUGUST 25, 2017
"If you let yourself feel that your personal worth is directly connected to what position yo
APRIL 12, 2018
  “When our patients ask what they can do to improve their health, in addition to suns
OCTOBER 26, 2018
Q: What type of information can we email to patients? For example, is it permissible to email
Q: What is the proper way to enter in orders for disciplines and treatments on t
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
Nurses not only need to know what to do, but the importance and order in which things should be d
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
Can you please explain what specifically needs to be under the supervisions of licensed p
Can you explain the IMPACT Act and what home health agencies need to do in regard to it?
What makes a great nurse manager? What steps do they take to drive success and engagement
DECEMBER 31, 2015
Experts tell us that what we know today will be outdated in three to seven years, so it becomes i
JANUARY 12, 2009
Q: What day should a new admit to a SNF begin the skilled therapy that is ordered by physi
MARCH 14, 2014
What are two indications for the use of anticoagulant therapy?  
APRIL 8, 2014
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 23, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for alveolar mandibular hypoplasia?
MAY 7, 2014
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 What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for a dissociative stupor?  
JUNE 4, 2014
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“What we have seen in our work with physicians as we report data on their performan
What additional steps, besides the use of two patient identifiers, are required when preparing to
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube?
JUNE 11, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube?
JUNE 25, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for osseous obstruction of the Eustachian tube
MAY 28, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for microstomia? a.     
JULY 16, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for nonpyogenic meningitis? a.   
AUGUST 13, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for Fox-Fordyce disease?  
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for cellulitis of the pectoral region? a. &n
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for serous labyrinthitis?  
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  Q:  What are the rules regarding a qualifying hospital stay at a hos
DECEMBER 12, 2014
Q: What if the provider states that diabetes is due to the adverse effects of a drug, but does
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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  What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for thoracic spondylosis without myelopathy?
JULY 23, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for trigeminal neuralgia?  
APRIL 15, 2015
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MARCH 25, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for constitutional gigantism?  
MARCH 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for renal diabetes?   A) 27
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for complete edentulism, class I?  
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for juvenile osteocondrosis of the os tibiale externum?
MAY 6, 2015
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What is the correct CPT® code for reporting a biopsy of a lacrimal sac?
MAY 27, 2015
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Want to know what the best care options are for patients with specific diseases or conditions? S
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for a malignant neoplasm of the cartilage of the nose?  
JUNE 3, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for West Nile fever with encephalitis?  
JUNE 24, 2015
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for bilateral vitreous degeneration?
JULY 22, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for osteonecrosis due to previous trauma of the left radius?
AUGUST 12, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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  What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for Legionnaires’ disease?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for a right shoulder tendon Excision using an open approach?
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for sodoku?   a. A25.0
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for an aneurysm of the iliac artery? a. I72.0
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Who are those most likely to try to escape, and what are some of the ways you can prevent it?
JANUARY 12, 2017
In their (seemingly) never-ending quest to remain something (I’m not quite sure what that s
JULY 20, 2017
Dear readers, What are the current hot topics in GME? We need topics to discuss f
AUGUST 18, 2017
Dear readers, Have you reviewed the ACGME’s What-W
MARCH 9, 2018
“What can I do to help myself get ahead?” I hear education administrators ask this a
JUNE 22, 2018