Terry discusses, the importance of Coding With Authority and accuracy when coding and reporting services.
She emphasizes making sure you read your code descriptor and also try to not get your terms mixed up. (Such as supervision vs. scope of practice.)
Also discusses are the importance of authoritative references, and a bonus discussion on the 99358 prolonged service code (and when it is appropriate to use).
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Ms. Terry Fletcher is a healthcare coding and billing consultant based in Southern California. With over 30-years experience, Ms. Fletcher teaches over 100 specialty coding Seminars, Teleconferences and Webinars every year. You can find her CodeCast™ podcast series, focusing on Physician Coding, Billing, Reimbursement, compliance, and Medical industry revenue opportunities, on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play.