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Pediatric Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:
Avoid Pay Cut, Learn When Laceration Code Is Correct

For primary care providers, this service often walks the E/M-procedure line. Spring is nigh, as are patients reporting to the pediatrician with the first few scrapes and cuts that the spring thaw typically brings. Coders need to be on point with laceration repair smarts before the kids with cuts start coming. Help’s here: We chatted up Marcella Bucknam, CPC, CPC-I, [...]