Otolaryngology Coding Alert

Condition Focus: Follow 4 Steps to Ease Your Dysphagia Dilemmas


- Published on Mon, Nov 25, 2013
Hint: Your best coding starts with a detailed diagnosis. If your otolaryngologist or speech therapist treats a patient for dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), catching all the details will make the difference in your coding. Read on for our experts’ advice on making the correct choices. 1. Know What to Watch for In Exam “Actually, the best coding starts with a [...]


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