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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:
Boost Your Shoulder Arthroscopy Savvy with These Coding Alternatives

Tip: Clarify whether the procedure is diagnostic or surgical to avoid confusion. Orthopedists assist patients with shoulder issues day in and day out, and the problem often requires a shoulder arthroscopy. Once you identify the procedure as an arthroscopy, however, your coding choices expand rather than contract. The lowdown: There are more than a dozen shoulder arthroscopy codes: one for [...]