Tag Archives: Toolkit
Posted on 17. Feb, 2009 by .
Suppose your nonphysician practitioner sees a patient on a day when your physician is working, but is out at lunch. Can you bill the service incident-to? The answer is no.
Use this handy flow chart, created by Barbara Cobuzzi, MBA, CENTC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC, president of CRN Healthcare Solutions, Tinton Falls, N.J. to help you determine when you can bill services incident-to and when you can’t.
Posted on 10. Feb, 2009 by .
Say you’re sweating over an op report, and you’re having trouble visualizing what the surgeon did. Help is just a (free) click away at the National Library of Medicine’s A.D.A.M. Encyclopedia.
Just for grins, let’s look at what they have for us coders working on knee arthroscopy notes:
- an image of the procedure
- an image of the anatomy involved
- a description of the procedure
- conditions it treats