CPT Coding for Spine, an Organized Approach!

Have you ever been presented with a several-page operative report for a spinal fusion surgery and felt overwhelmed? And you don’t know where to start? Then this is the webinar for you!  Have you ever heard the question; how do you eat an elephant? The answer one bite...

Critical Questions for Critical Care

This blog post has been a long time coming, as this topic has been top-of-mind since 2018, when critical care services were placed on the Office of Inspector General (OIG) work plan. Since that time, I have had an opportunity to review hundreds of critical care charts...

Coding Sinus Surgery in CPT

Digging Into HIM & Coding Blog ​Did you know there are two separate nasal cavities, eight sinuses, and six turbinates to consider when coding sinus surgery?! This can make for quite a coding challenge! Most sinus surgeries performed are called Functional...