tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2015 Issue 3

Procedure Focus: Here's Your Guide to Selecting Right the Codes for Incision and Drainage

Give Heed to These 3 Questions When Coding I &D. When deciding which codes to use with incision and drainage procedures, it’s helpful to ask three questions: What will the subject of incision be? Will you perform one or more incisions? Is the procedure simple or complex? Dig into the procedure and diagnosis codes to understand them fully and submit the correct options. Delve Into Codes of These Conditions for Precise Billing A better understanding of the wound types and the appropriate procedural codes used to manage them will help you navigate through the maze of options...

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