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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

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CMS: Don't Text Physician Orders

Question: Our physician recently texted an order for an x-ray of the orbit and the radiology provider wouldn't accept it. Can you advise? Supercoder.com Subscriber Answer: Although many providers used to consider it to be a gray area when determining whether orders could be texted, CMS recently issued some guidance on the matter of texting in the form of a [...]