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In Episode 67 we were asked how to report insertion of Ommaya Reservoir using PCS, whether a mid-level provider in a multi-specialty practice could bill new patient visits for different specialties, and whether to report acute stroke or residual hemiplegia as the Principal Diagnosis for an IRF encounter.

Congratulations to today’s winner, Eva (who called in from John’s phone)! This happy “mug shot” is Kerry, the Winner of Episodes 30 and 42.

 

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