CWTC [Episode 72] Laminectomy Instrumentation, Rehab Admitting Diagnosis, PA Under Multiple Providers

On September 9, 2019, in CWTC, by AQ-IQ LLC

Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

Relieving the Pressure Part II: Coding Laminectomies in ICD-10 PCS

Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in CPT

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in PCS” February 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On January 24, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Coding for laminectomies in ICD-10 PCS can feel strenuous on the best days and back breaking on the worst. ICD-10 PCS requires a great amount of detail and understanding of the procedures being performed to accurately build and assign the laminectomy code. As with the coding of other complex surgical procedures, coders often struggle with […]

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in CPT” January 11, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On January 2, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Coding for spinal procedures can feel as difficult to us as performing the surgery itself. Between deciphering the operative note to determining if the procedure should be reported as a stand-alone code or as a piece of another procedure.  Understanding bundling edits and rules for reporting instrumentation sometimes causes additional challenges. In this session we […]