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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Diagnosis Coding:

These ICD-9 Tips Will Improve Your Histoplasmosis Coding Accuracy

Ignoring symptoms could cost you $172. Reporting diagnoses for histoplasmosis patients can be like walking a tight rope, because you may find that although your patients are symptomatic, they are relatively free of any ill effects from the affliction. If the pulmonologist makes even the slightest omission in documenting the accurate respiratory symptoms, you might find your claim denied by [...]