CPC Exam – Tips To Pass

CPC Exam – Tips To Pass

AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential is the gold standard for medical coding in physician office settings and held by more than 60,000 coding professionals. CPC’s are critical to compliant and profitable medical practices and typically earn 20% more than non-certified coders. The CPC increases your chances of being hired and retained in a competitive…

TAVR Approved Clinical Study

TAVR Approved Clinical Study

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (CPT TAVR – also known as TAVI or transcatheter aortic valve implantation) is a new technology for use in treating aortic stenosis. A bioprosthetic valve is inserted percutaneously using a catheter and implanted in the orifice of the native aortic valve. CMS issued a Medicare National Coverage…

Clinical Examples for CPT 99202

Clinical Examples for CPT 99202

CPT 99202 – Initial office visit for a 13-years-old patient with come do papular acne of the face unresponsive to over-the-counter medications. (Family medicine) CPT 99202 – Initial office visit for a patient with a clinically benign lesion or nodule of the lower leg that has been present for many years. (Dermatology) CPT 99202 –…

Clinical Examples for CPT 99233

Clinical Examples for CPT 99233

CPT 99233 – Subsequent hospital visit for a 38-year-old male, quadriplegic with acute autonomic hyperreflexia, who is not responsive to initial care. (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) CPT 99233 – Follow-up hospital visit for a teenage female who continues to experience severely disruptive, violent, and life-threatening symptoms in a complicated multi-system illness, Family/social circumstances also a…

Clinical Examples for CPT 99255

Clinical Examples for CPT 99255

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 76-year-old female with massive, life-treatening gastrointestinal hemorrhage and chest pain. (Gastroenterology) CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 75-year-old female, admitted to intensive care with acute respiratory distress syndrome, who is hypersensitive, and has a moderate metabolic acidosis, and a rising serum creatinine. (Nephrology) CPT 99255…

Clinical Examples for CPT 99241

Clinical Examples for CPT 99241

CPT 99241 – Initial office consultation for a 40-year-old female in pain from blister on lip following a cold. (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) CPT 99241 – Initial office consultation for a 62-year-old construction worker with olecranon bursitis. (Orthopaedic Surgery) CPT 99241 – Office consultation with 25-year-old postpartum female with sever symptomatic hemorrhoids. (Colon & Rectal…

Clinical Examples for 99223

Clinical Examples for 99223

CPT 99223 – Initial hospital visit for a 45-year-old female, who has a history of rheumatic fever as a child and now has anemia, fever, and congestive heart failure. (Cardiology) CPT 99223 – Initial hospital visit for a 50-year-old male with acute chest pain and diagnostic electrocardiographic changes of an acute anterior myocardial infarction. (Cardiology/Family…