Coding Tips

Screening Colonoscopy – October 2022 Coding Tip

By Sarah Kriegshauser / October 24, 2022

In October 2022’s Coding Tip, codes associated with a screening colonoscopy are described, specifically when a diagnostic service occurs.

Codes Exempt from POA Reporting – September 2022 Coding Tip

By Sarah Kriegshauser / September 26, 2022

There is a list of codes that are exempt form the POA reporting list. It is updated each year, most recently effective April 2022. Read more.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 1

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Learn more about the changes here.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 2

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Part 2 of this series focuses on Hospital Inpatient and Observation Care.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 3

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Part 3 of this series focuses on Hospital Inpatient and Observation Care.

Newborn Observation due to Maternal Marijuana Use – August 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / August 22, 2022

A frequent marijuana user became pregnant and ceased usage. Upon birth, her newborn was observed for signs and symptoms of withdrawal.

Aspiration Fluid Biopsy of the Pubic Symphysis Joint – July 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / July 27, 2022

The focus is on specifying right or left pelvic bones when an aspiration fluid biopsy is performed on the Pubic Symphysis Joint.

Follow Up Visits After COVID-19 – June 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / June 24, 2022

The Coding Tip of the Month for June of 2022 covers what codes to use when certain circumstances arise after having COVID-19.

Shared or Split Services – May 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / May 24, 2022

The Coding Tip of the Month for May 2022 covers shared or split services under the Evaluation and Management (E/M) services.

Correctly Coding Cerebrovascular Disease – April 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / April 21, 2022

Per the AHA Coding Handbook it is appropriate to utilize reports to provide greater specificity of the anatomical site as documented by the provider.