All Posts By Karla VonEschen, CPC
Correct use of unlisted CPT codes is one of the more confusing aspects of CPT coding for both coders and physicians. In her article, Karla VonEschen provides guidance.
Is it really August 2018? For many of us, this time of year means planning one final summer vacation, getting kids ready for a new school year, or thinking about […]
A hot topic in health care today is Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs). At the last local AAPC chapter meeting I attended, we had a guest speaker who discussed HCCs in […]
Ah, summer! I live in Minnesota and have waited through an extended winter for the day when I could bring out my shorts and flip-flops. When we think of summer, […]
After my previous blog “Myocardial infarction coding is good for the heart,” one of our readers had a good question: When is a myocardial infarction considered old? I wanted to […]
I can’t speak for anyone else, but I find reading documentation for Myocardial Infarctions (MI) and coding from Chapter 9 in the ICD-10 codebook to be stressful and sometimes anxiety […]
We all know change in the healthcare field is a necessity for growth and improvement, but is change always a good thing? I’m constantly amazed at how far we’ve come […]