2018 ICD-10-CM Cheat Sheets - Order Now and Get Them Before Oct. 1Grab Now
Urology Coding Alert

Documentation Tip: Get Your Physicians to Document More Details Than 'Partial' or 'Complete'


- Published on Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Ensure that you know what they mean by each term.

The extent of treatment of prostate gland obstruction is often difficult to determine when the urologist starts to use the terms “partial” or “complete” because these terms have different meanings to different urologists. Also, many times the only obstructive anatomy of the prostate is a large middle or median lobe [...]

Get 14-Day Fully-Functional Free Trial of Physician Coder

Get access to all your specialty alerts and archived articles along with some comprehensive tools including:
  • Code Search for CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10
  • CCI Edits Checker
  • Part B Fees, MUEs
  • CPT-ICD-9 CrossRef
  • CPT® ↔ ICD-9 ↔ ICD-10 CM Crosswalk
  • LCD/NCD Lookup
  • CMS 1500 Claims Scrubber
  • NDC ↔ CPT/HCPCS CrossReference
First Name: *
Last Name: *
User Name: *
E-mail: *
Phone: *
Choose Speciality*
Please enter the characters shown in box*