Many outpatient CDI professionals stepped into their roles blind—not knowing where to begin or how to tell if they were successful. However, as programs mature, they need to be able to track their progress for a number of reasons, including focusing physician education and justifying continued funding from organizational leadership.
Coding for knee arthroscopies can be challenging, especially when procedures are performed in multiple compartments of the same knee. Read about anatomy and coding details required to accurately report these procedures.
Modifier -JW is used to describe drug amounts that are discarded and not administered to any patient. This does not reduce the payment for the drugs, so this is an informational modifier, but it is a mandatory modifier.