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Coding for nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies(Comments Off on Coding for nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies)

March 1, 2017

Correct coding reporting descriptions for skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomies are summarized in this month’s column.

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Modifier 25 under fire: Are you using it correctly?

Suggestions for avoiding overuse or misuse of modifier 25 to reduce the risk of an audit and repayment demand by payors are detailed in this month’s column.

Teri Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

Early ICD-10 audits indicate a learning curve for general surgeons

This column discusses common problems with the transition to ICD-10 codes and solutions for correcting these issues.

Coding and reimbursement for colonoscopy

Coding and reimbursement issues for colonoscopy procedures are the focus of this month’s column.

CMS eases restrictions imposed under the Two-Midnight Rule

A summary of the origin of the Two-Midnight Rule is provided in this month’s column, as are changes mandated by the 2016 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule.

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