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Simplify Cystocele Coding With These ICD-10-CM and CPT® Pointers

Monday, March 25, 2019

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Urogynecology brings together urology and gynecology, specifically focusing on treating pelvic floor disorders. One diagnosis urogynecology coders need to be familiar with is cystocele, our topic for today. Tie Your Diagnosis to These ICD-10-CM Codes A cystocele occurs when the wall between the bladder and vagina weakens, causing a protrusion. You should report this condition […]

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Review NCCI Effects on Ob-Gyn

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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We’ve talked about a number of National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) version 22.1 edits, but somehow we’ve neglected the gyn area. Let’s check out some ob-gyn edits that have come into effect since Jan. 1. Bundle Up Your Paravertebral Blocks Let’s take a look at version 22.0 first. When you report 56405 (Incision and drainage […]

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