TITLE

Billing, coding issues for outpatient surgery

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author provides advice on billing and coding for outpatient surgery including focusing on transforaminal injections, place of service errors and billing for new procedures with no codes.
ACCESSION #
48779278

 

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