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Clinical Examples in Radiology Spring 2018 NewsletterA Practical Guide to Correct Coding

Learning Objectives
1. Apply the current and correct CPT codes to cases presented in a case-study format in Clinical Examples in Radiology
2 Credits CEU

Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter
Your source for the most accurate application of CPT® codes. Earn 2.0 CEUs from RCCB® with each quarterly issue.

Abstract

Clinical Examples in Radiology (CER) online subscription newsletter is provided for coding professionals to test their knowledge based on review of relevant modern case studies. In this issue: 1) learn how to code in the case of a 51-year-old female recently diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who presents for MRI-guided wire localization; 2) apply coding techniques in the case of a 57-year-old male patient who presents for a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration due to pancytopenia and concern for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; 3) in the Documentation Challenge, identify the proper codes and procedures to report when a patient with multiple medical problems presents with left upper extremity swelling and requires a venogram of the left upper extremity arteriovenous (AV) graft and p Modified barium swallow study. possible intervention; and 4) take the radiology test in this issue which highlights a modified barium swallow study performed for a patient with dysphagia. Dive deeper into these cases and challenge your coding skills with the Spring 2018 issue of Clinical Examples in Radiology.

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RCCB Certification Statement: This activity meets the Radiology Coding Certificate Board guidelines for 2.0/with Test continuing education units.

Receiving Your CEU Certificate: To claim CEUs you must; 1) read the newsletter 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 8 out of 10 questions correctly, and 3) complete the evaluation.

Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

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