HCR 220 Week 5 Checkpoint Describing CPT Coding Categories

HCR 220 Week 5 Checkpoint Describing CPT Coding Categories...

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Checkpoint: Describing CPT Coding Categories 1 Checkpoint: Describing CPT Coding Categories Josh Gorban HCR 220
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Checkpoint: Describing CPT Coding Categories 2 One could say category one codes could be described as writing with one’s fingers. Category two codes are different in that they are described as charting patients’ intervention when dealing with substance abuse treatment. The last category which is category three is described as using the fifth finger with a letter or TSP. Surgical procedures are included in this CPT and are regarded as category one codes. An example would be a hysterectomy for cervical cancer. Category two codes the procedure as a follow-up visit or other type of outcome. For instance, a patient has a scheduled appointment for a checkup for testing to determine if there is a need for chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Included in this CPT is a type of procedure which is category three codes for surgery. An example in category
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course HCR 220 taught by Professor Cvibanez during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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