Coding and practice management corner
An update on correct coding for breast procedures, including case examples, is provided.
Blunt trauma-related clinical scenarios are presented to test the reader’s coding knowledge.
Frequently asked CPT coding questions—covering a range of procedures—and their correct responses are the focus of this month’s column.
This column describes several penetrating trauma clinical scenarios to test the reader’s CPT coding knowledge.
An overview of ACS coding workshops, including topics covered at the sessions and registration information, is provided in this column.
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