Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of cardiac rhythm disorder in the U.S. This article defines the condition, reviews relevant ICD-10-CM coding guidelines, and provides documentation and reporting guidance from experts. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy treats areas of severely calcified coronary arteries. Jane Arbogast-Schappell, CCS, CPC, CCC, CIRCC, explains the procedure and how to report it in HCPCS with coding examples.
Pain treatment procedures for trigger point injections have a history of high denial rates. Julia Kyles, CPC , offers insight on what coders and physicians can do to improve reporting of these procedures.