Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by in Hot Coding Topics
If coding hand surgeries involving a slew of specific terms has you scratching your head, a few minutes brushing up on your hand anatomy could be just what you need to improve your hand surgery acumen.
Op Note Coding Clinic: Take a look at the following hand surgery op note to see if you’re on par with our expert-provided coding recommendations.
Note: The following op note was provided by Chris Ford with the billing department of Coastal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Group in Oceanside, Calif. Do you have a difficult case? Send your op note to the editor (email@example.com) and see it discussed in future Orthopedic Coding Alert issues!
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