The Challenges to Coding Joint Maneuvers

Lisa Knowles, Harmony Healthcare’s Compliance, Education and Privacy Officer, once again shares her expert knowledge at the national level in the latest issue of For The Record magazine. The publication, features Knowles in its June/July 2018 issue, in Joint Maneuvers by Susan Chapman.

Both inpatient and outpatient coders face considerable challenges when coding various joint procedures. Accurate coding of these procedures can be difficult, leading to errors with significant consequences. This article gives insight into the challenges coders face with joint maneuvers, consequences of improper coding, and how to address these problems.

To read the full article featured in For The Record, click here.

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