How to get a reimbursable claim on Correct Burns Diagnosis?
When it comes to coding burn care and wound management, the lack of knowledge pertaining to evaluation and management coding, plastic and reconstructive surgery coding, infectious disease comorbidities, pulmonology, if superheated air or toxic smoke was inhaled, dermatology, pain management, and frequently vascular surgery and other clinical specialties may result in high financial casualties.
Burn coders require an in-depth knowledge of these varied clinical specialties and their wide range of conditions, treatment options, complications, and comorbidities to accurately code burn care. Coding burn, wound, and trauma care accurately is a matter of understanding the intricacies of the Medical Decision-Making components.
Ignatia Julie Agus
Ignatia Julie Agus has been working as a Senior Revenue Integrity Analyst for the last 6 years for NYU FGP Langone Hospitals, NY.
Having 15+ years of extensive experience in coding and billing, she has been focusing on surgical coding such as Cardiovascular, General surgery, Orthopaedics, Gastroenterology, Urology, Non-invasive Cardiology testing, Neurology testing.
She has been playing a monumental role in providing education to NYU FGP Langone providers.
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