Coding Exercise, Week of Oct. 22, 2018

Question:  A 67-year-old male patient with primary prostate cancer with metastasis to the left lung presents for a wedge resection of the lung. Assign the ICD-10-CM codes. Answer...
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Answer for Week of Oct. 22, 2018

Question:  A 67-year-old male patient with primary prostate cancer with metastasis to the left lung presents for a wedge resection of the lung. Assign the ICD-10-CM codes....
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Answer for Week of Oct. 1, 2018

Question: A 16-year-old female patient is seen today with complaints of severe anxiety, anger, flashbacks, and difficulty sleeping that has lasted four months. Patient was previously seen in the emergency room after sustaining a gunshot wound to the left shoulder....

Coding Exercise, Week of Oct. 1, 2018

Question: A 16-year-old female patient is seen today with complaints of severe anxiety, anger, flashbacks, and difficulty sleeping that has lasted four months. Patient was previously seen in the emergency room after sustaining a gunshot wound to the left shoulder....

Taking the Pain Out of Gunshot Wounds in ICD-10

Taking the Pain Out of Gunshot Wounds in ICD-10 Do you know how to code for gunshot wounds in ICD-10? In this article, you will learn the definition of a firearm-related injury, the physical characteristics of a gunshot wound and the damage it causes. You will also be...

Coding For Pectoralis Major Muscle Tears In ICD-10

Coding For Pectoralis Major Muscle Tears In ICD-10 is not difficult once you understand that a pectoral major muscle tear is classified as a Strain and that the pectoral major muscle is located in the thorax. Although pectoralis major muscle tears are rare, they are...

Answer For Week of Aug. 27, 2018

Question: A 47-year-old female patient with a body mass index of 40 with uncontrolled diabetes and sleep apnea presents for surgery. Patient has been unsuccessful with dietary methods for weight control. The decision has been made to have a gastric restrictive banding...