BC Advantage - 2014 Issue 4
An Interview with a Physician
By: Suzan Berman (Hauptman), MPM, CPC, CEMC, CEDCAs much of a team as a physician and coder should be, it is rare to get them to sit down together in a room and talk over the issues of the day. The physicians are in the office, in the hospital, and in the operating room amongst other locations and the coder is busy coding all of the services the physician provides. One day, I saw a surgeon in the hall and asked if we could just sit and talk. He welcomed me into his office and asked what was on...
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