The Genie is Back at Sciencerollby
Dr. Steve Murphy
to take the family history. There is a reason why most EMRs don't have good family history intakes....There is no CPTcode for taking one!! If you don't get paid for it, some would argue "Why do it?"
ADHD Misdiagnosed: Beyond Behaviorsby
of profound proportions. With ADHD the entire diagnostic code remains fixated on behavior... are diagnostic appearances. Even with significant computer testing [e.g. Conner's CPT] , one often misses...
Is PFO closure Back in the “Dark Ages”?by
V12.59 deleted, HCPCS C1817 deleted
4/22/2004: CPTcode 93580 note added
1/23/2007: Policy reviewed... 435.8, 444.9 and 745.61. CPTCodes 37204 and 75894 and ICD-9 Procedure Code 35.71 were removed...
Peanut Butter Updates for Jan. 21, 2009by
in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more sever illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
POCO PAC®, and GRANDE GOURMET™ peanut butter products...
all of the procedures will be captured.
Second, the coding logic that the state uses has some oversights. Mass... aneurysms (AAA) does not include endovascular repairs, which represent a significant portion of those types...