Author | Renee Stantz


Physician documentation audits: Can 1995 and 1997 E/M Guidelines be combined?

November 25, 2013


Our office is starting to do a monthly audit of our physician charts. We’re going to be looking at documentation and coding to make sure they are on the right track. When we’re conducting these audits, do we have to use either 1995 or 1997 guidelines or can we combine the two?

Preparing your practice for ICD-10

November 10, 2013


So you’ve decided to get your practice ready to use ICD-10-CM coding. Where do you begin? Our experts recommend these steps.

Modifier needed for services performed before hospital admission

August 25, 2012


This month's question asks about the use of modifiers for services performed before a hospital admission. Find out the answer to this pressing coding question.

How to code correctly for tuberculosis skin test

August 10, 2012


This month's questions ask about coding for tuberculosis skin tests and noncoverage notice updates. Find out the answers to these pressing coding questions.