golymom

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golymom
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Woodward
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Coding and Compliance Manager
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Ruby
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Suburban Imaging

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  • Totally disagree.  The reference is for a a bimalleolar is not a single fracture is it a single diagnosis and CPT code but it involved two different bones.  The reference was so that multiple hardware removals weren't being charged because of multip…
  • I assume you are not appending both a 59 and the XS.  It should be one or the other and preferably the XS.  Likely you will need to appeal with the reports showing that they are separate.  
  • Why are we doing the poly exchange?
  • The current thought is that it is considered two components.  There are mixed thoughts on whether it is a full revision.  In my opinion, it is not a full revision.  The risk of removing and replacing either component is much less if we aren't doing …
  • You are correct, he can't do it  as an open procedure when done through the scope.  I have always considered arthroscopic removal of exostoses/osteophytes as a debridement 29898.  Remember CCI says that debridement when done with any other arthrosco…
  • Not seeing anything in the Aetna policies but First Coast wants the Rt/Lt to indicate which knee is being injected.
  • 2 units 1 unit is 3mg of both of the meds.  Celestone is a suspension, like vinegar and water.