DecisionHealth's Coding Answers

Updates by Chapter – January 2012

Chapter

Description of changes

Colonoscopies

Updates section: "Overview" with information on E/M services and colonoscopies

Integumentary System

Updates section: "Excision of pressure ulcers" to include CCI bundling edits.

Labs in Physician Offices

Updates section: "Qualitative drug screens" to include CCI edits

Musculoskeletal System

Updates section: "Common coding challenges by body area" to include coding information for wrist fractures

Preventive Medicine

Updates section: "Preventive medicine questions and answers" to discuss what to do when a patient declines an annual wellness visit.

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