Alzheimer’s Disease: Stages, Sign and diagnosis Coding

Alzheimer's disease is a group of brain disorders that cause the loss of intellectual and social skills. It is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimer's disease may be present with mild confusion and difficulty in remembering. People are suffering with the disease may even forget important people in their … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease: Stages, Sign and diagnosis Coding

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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