TITLE

Reader Questions

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
General Surgery Coding Alert;Apr2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, pp29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Question & Answer
ABSTRACT
The article presents questions and answers related to medical coding and billing which include the difference between the consult codes and the observation codes, the appropriate use of International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems-9th Revision (ICD-9) code V16.0, and the billing of the 19301 plus 38740.
ACCESSION #
76121898

 

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