Are All Coding Denials Preventable?
May09

Are All Coding Denials Preventable?

There is some misconception when it comes to coding denials.

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Revisiting the Coding Experience Paradigm
Apr11

Revisiting the Coding Experience Paradigm

Since coding production has stabilized following ICD-10 implementation, coding vacancies seem to be remaining open a little longer, and online discussion threads are full of “I have my credential but everyone is looking for experience” posts.

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Better Understanding COPD
Mar15

Better Understanding COPD

Chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema are two conditions that comprise COPD. Both are commonly caused by smoking, and many patients have features of both conditions and the two often occur together.

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Getting Specific with the Unspecified
Feb14

Getting Specific with the Unspecified

What should providers do to avoid unnecessary denials?

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New Year, New Me… A New Year’s Coding Resolution
Jan11

New Year, New Me… A New Year’s Coding Resolution

This is your year to be the best coder that you can be.

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Endovascular Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
Dec15

Endovascular Abdominal Aneurysm Repair

Back in the days of ICD-9 coding, the encoder was pretty straightforward when it came to procedure coding. Nowadays, the encoder will help craft a PCS code that looks right but isn’t quite right.

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