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Reporting Bronchoalveolar Lavage Documentation Nightmare for Docs, Quandary for Coders

July 24, 2018 Episode 332
Talk Ten Tuesdays
Reporting Bronchoalveolar Lavage Documentation Nightmare for Docs, Quandary for Coders
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
Reporting Bronchoalveolar Lavage Documentation Nightmare for Docs, Quandary for Coders
Jul 24, 2018 Episode 332
Chuck Buck | Tim Powell, CPA | Glenn Krauss | Stacey Elliott | Erica Remer, MD
Coding guidelines and advice are taking bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to a surgical DRG. Should the body part be the bronchus or the lung?
Show Notes

Coding guidelines and advice are taking bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to a surgical DRG. Should the body part be the bronchus or the lung? Reporting our lead story is Erica Remer, MD and Inpatient Compliance Specialist Stacey Elliott. Both will discuss their concerns.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:

  • Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk: Timothy Powell, a nationally recognized expert on regulatory matters including the False Claims Act, ZPIC audits, and the OIG, reports on the latest healthcare news.
  • Dateline Washington: Talk Ten Tuesdays legislative analyst Rhonda Taller has the latest news coming out of Washington, D.C. Rhonda is a member of the HIMSS professional development committee.
  • CDI Report: The ICD10monitor contributor Glenn Krauss, the CDI manager at University Health Systems Las Vegas, reports on how CDI supports the revenue cycle.


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