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Avoid This $45 Mistake! Know the Difference Between US Codes 76881 and 76882

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Many specialties provide joint ultrasounds, including radiology, podiatry, and orthopedics. And that means many specialty coders need to know about changes to the descriptors and guidelines for ultrasound (US) codes 76881 and 76882 in the CPT® 2018 code set. Use this quick primer to be sure you’re using these revised codes correctly for 2018 dates […]

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Get the Big Picture With CPT® 2018 Radiology Deletions and Revisions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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We’ve already talked about new CPT® 2018 codes in an overview (Part 1 and Part 2) and a more specific path/lab post. Now let’s start digging in a little more. Today we’ll look at some of the radiology chapter revisions and deletions related to code additions in CPT® 2018, which is effective on Jan. 1, […]

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Discs, GISTs, and Cysts: Look for Location in ICD-10 2017

Friday, September 23, 2016

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Are you seeing a theme in blog posts lately? ICD-10 2017! We’ve got just one more week until the new code set goes into effect, so cram time is here. Today we’ll set our sights on three areas that radiology coders may be using soon. The common thread for these code changes is that your […]

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