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by JMoore
Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge August 28, 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 3575

Re: ICD-10 Challenge August 28, 2015

I agree, M15.9.
by JMoore
Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge July 31, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 4927

Re: ICD-10 Challenge July 31, 2015

I came up with S16.1XXA and V47.52XA.
by JMoore
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 3235

Re: ICD-10 Challenge July 24, 2015

S30.861A Insect bite, nonvenomous, of abdominal wall, initial encounter.
by JMoore
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge June 26, 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 3193

Re: ICD-10 Challenge June 26, 2015

K21.0 for reflux esophagitis.
by JMoore
Fri Jun 19, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Weekly Tip Comments & Discussions
Topic: ICD-10 Challenge June 19, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 3089

Re: ICD-10 Challenge June 19, 2015

The Excludes 1 note under M48.5 rules out all of these except wedging of vertebra.
by JMoore
Fri May 01, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Medical Compliance Forum
Topic: Orthopedics "protocol"
Replies: 7
Views: 14226

Re: Orthopedics "protocol"

But if a patient self-refers to the Ortho office and has never seen a physician there, how can the medical necessity for xrays be determined? Cart before the horse situation. Seems to me the patient should at least be seen and evaluated before any diagnostics are ordered. I'm just looking for some d...
by JMoore
Fri May 01, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: MDM-table of risk
Replies: 1
Views: 1709

MDM-table of risk

My interpretation of the management options selected when deciding on surgery is that the difference between no identified risk factors and identified risk factors lies in the patient's comorbidities. Another auditor disagrees, saying that if the surgeon discusses the risks of surgery with the patie...
by JMoore
Fri May 01, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: MDM-table of risk
Replies: 3
Views: 3508

MDM-table of risk

My interpretation of the management options selected when deciding on surgery is that the difference between no identified risk factors and identified risk factors lies in the patient's comorbidities. Another auditor disagrees, saying that if the surgeon discusses the risks of surgery with the patie...
by JMoore
Tue Apr 28, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: Medical Compliance Forum
Topic: Orthopedics "protocol"
Replies: 7
Views: 14226

Orthopedics "protocol"

Hello, a patient is scheduled for an appointment with the orthopedic surgeon to evaluate knee pain and is told the physician's protocol is to have xrays prior to being seen. If the patient has not been seen, where is the medical necessity for the ordering of xrays? There is obviously no treatment pl...