Coding Tip of the Month – July 2017

UASI Coding Tip of the Month

Fasciotomy for Compartment Syndrome Scenario: Postoperative diagnosis: status post polytrauma left lower extremity status post motorcycle accident with elevated compartment pressure for the lateral as well as the medial compartments. Procedure: The compartment pressures of the patient’s four compartments were measured. For the anterior and lateral compartments the measurement was 32, for the posterior compartment…

Read More