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Case Study Corner: Study Scenarios, Sharpen Disc Decompression, Discography Coding


- Published on Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Tip: Decompressions can include 2 codes. Last month, we took a tour of the coding conventions for disc decompression and discography coding. This month, we'll illustrate the issue further with a pair of clinical scenarios from a coder who's seen a lot of these claims. Basics: The following case studies represent two distinct encounters: disc decompression, which you'd report with [...]





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