Take the Pressure Out of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) or wound vac coding has been an area that generates a lot of questions and confusion.  These codes are widely used and have a specific purpose.  So, let’s take some time to discuss exactly what NPWT is, break down the four code...

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...