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ICD-10 2018: This Is Why Documenting Site Matters for Undescended-Testicle Coding

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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Our initial overview of ICD-10-CM 2018 looked at specialties with a large number of changes. But there are plenty of important changes coming Oct. 1, 2017, that didn’t fit into that quick analysis. Case in point: Urology has some interesting new codes that will be important for anyone who reports services related to congenital undescended […]

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Solve the Mystery of the CPT® 2017 Urology Updates

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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You’ve got to put on your detective hat and use your “little grey cells” to search out many of the CPT® 2017 changes for urology. If you don’t know where to look, you may miss what’s new. Dig into the details of these three changes. 1. Find the New Note Under 55700 If you concentrate […]

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Will Urinary Stent Complication Coding Be Clearer in ICD-10 2017?

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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ICD-10-CM 2017 is bringing changes proposed as far back as 2011 and requested again in 2014 to better represent complications of urinary catheters and other devices. They’ve taken a long time to make their way to you, so be sure you’re using the new codes for dates of service Oct. 1, 2016, and later. Take […]

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