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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Diagnosis Coding:

Seeing COPD Patients? Consider These 5 Important Tips

Hint: Signs and symptoms codes might suit some cases best. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common diagnoses that respiratory physicians see, but that doesn’t mean coding for this condition is simple. To ensure you’re reporting your COPD visits properly, employ these important steps. 1. Understand What COPD Is To understand how to code COPD correctly, [...]