Coding for Diabetic Complications

November is American Diabetes Month and there’s no better time to review one of the most common coding variances we see on coding audits: coding for diabetic complications.  Later this month, I will present a webinar on this topic, but for now, let’s get a jump on it...

Understanding 2020’s Unexpected Updates

It has been a wild year for coding updates so far and we haven’t even implemented the codes for fiscal year 2021 yet.  I will be detailing those code changes in two information-packed webinars scheduled to air later this month, but an August 1, 2020 release is one...

Tips & Expertise: ICD-10-PCS for Podiatry

Q: How is a double osteotomy bunionectomy coded? Does it require more than one code? A: The intent of a double osteotomy is to make two cuts in the bone – either two in the metatarsal head or one in the metatarsal head and one in the proximal phalanx – to correct...