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Pediatric Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:
Report E/M or Simple Incision for These Tick Encounters

Look to anatomical site, not creature, for Dx coding. If your patients live in, or will be vacationing in, New England, the mid-Atlantic states, the upper Midwest, Washington, Oregon, or Northern California this summer, and if those patients are going to spend any time outdoors, then you might want to spend a few minutes brushing up on your tick removal [...]