We've compiled the numbers from the latest JustCoding Salary Survey and now you can see how you compare to the average coder in terms of salary, experience, and other factors. Monica Lenahan, CCS, and Susan E. Garrison, CHCA, CHCAS, CHC, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H , analyze the results and discuss the future of coder salary and responsibilities.
With the ICD-10 implementation date set for October 1, 2015, CMS has continued its efforts to provide education and information to help organizations prepare for the change. Recently, CMS published a recording of its Transitioning to ICD-10 Provider Call and a new Coding for ICD-10-CM video to YouTube.
Q: If the physician does not perform a formal myelography and just administers an injection before the patient goes straight for computed tomography (CT), which CPT ® code would we report in 2015? The 2015 combination codes are for use when the same radiologist or physician who performs the injection reads his or her own study.