Immunization Coding Aspect

All antigens in a vaccine that prevent disease caused by one organism. Multivalent antigens or multiple serotypes of antigens against a single organism are considered a single component of vaccines. Combination vaccines are those vaccines that contain multiple vaccine components. ADMINISTRATION CODE For administration of a vaccine six CPT can be designated. These codes are … Continue reading Immunization Coding Aspect

Tips For Nail Coding :Increase Reimbursement

Focus On Common Procedure Of Nail Trimming of nondystrophic and dystrophic nails Cutting and shaping of nondystrophic nail (a normal nail) and dystrophic nail ( poor nail formation, usually as the result of trauma or infection. When caused by trauma, the nail becomes discoloured due to blood pooling underneath the nail. Over time, the nail breaks away from the nail bed until it detaches completely.) … Continue reading Tips For Nail Coding :Increase Reimbursement

Infectious Disease: A Basic review and Coding Aspect

Infectious disease are caused by bacteria, fungi, virus and other pathogenic organism.That can be spread by person to person directly or indirectly. Infectious diseases are one of the leading causes of death worldwide, There are so many infectious disease. Some very common and life threatening disease are following:- HIV Sepsis Methicillin resistant/ susceptable Staphylococcus aureus Condition … Continue reading Infectious Disease: A Basic review and Coding Aspect

Coding Guideline ICD-10 : SEPSIS

Coding Guideline for sepsis is tricky. For understanding the correct coding for sepsis we have to understand the definition of sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock. These condition are interrelated. So we need to understand carefully several guideline for sepsis: GUIDELINES  Coding of Sepsis Assign the specific systemic infection code. If type or organism is … Continue reading Coding Guideline ICD-10 : SEPSIS

Rocephin Shot Injection (IV/IM(Ceftriaxone) ) : Coding and Billing Aspects

Rocephin is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat different type of bacterial infection and severe condition like meningitis. Correct coding of rocephin shot injection can increase medical reimbursement . Its needed at least three codes : Supplies Administration Code E/M Codes       Supplies:  J0696 Rocephin Injection, Ceftriaxone Sodium, Per 250 mg HCPCS code J0696 … Continue reading Rocephin Shot Injection (IV/IM(Ceftriaxone) ) : Coding and Billing Aspects

Assistant Surgeon: Coding and Billing Aspect

An assistant surgeon assists the physician in performing a surgical procedure. Reimbursement for surgical assistant services is based on whether the assistant is a Physician or other health care professional.  Reimbursement for Assistant Surgeon services we should check eligibility like whether the Assistant Surgeon is a Physician use with modifier 80, 81 or 82 or … Continue reading Assistant Surgeon: Coding and Billing Aspect

Endocrine System : An Overview

The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood, among other things. The word endocrine derives from the Greek words "endo," meaning within, and "crinis," meaning to secrete.  In general, a gland selects and removes materials from the blood, processes … Continue reading Endocrine System : An Overview