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Billing for Low Osmolar Contrast Media

coding corner Billing for Low Osmolar Contrast Media Jeff Majchrzak, BA, RT(R)NMTCB (Editor’s note: This is part one of a two part article on how to bill for low osmolar contrast media.) While billing requirements have existed for low osmolar contrast me-dia (LOCM) since…

Concurrent Coding Can Be Successful

letters to the editor Concurrent Coding Can Be Successful TO THE EDITOR: I read the article titled “Concurrent Coders: On the Floor and Maintaining Contact” in the April 6, 1998, issue with much interest. However, I feel the article came across without enthusiasm for…

Hourly vs. Per Diem

Hourly vs. Per Diem The Age-Old Transcription Payroll Question Revisited By Elizabeth E. Sanders, CMT It is an issue that has divided much of the medical transcription world for more than a decade–to pay transcriptionists on the basis of hours worked or work completed.…

Celebrate National Medical Transcriptionist Wee

AAMT track Celebrate National Medical Transcriptionist Week Kathy Rockel, CMT This week, medical transcriptionists (MTs) are celebrating National Medical Transcriptionist Week (May 17-23). The theme for this year’s celebration is “Medical Transcription: The Key Word is Quality.” This is a very exciting time in…

Breast Biopsies

Ultrasound Breast Biopsy Breast Biopsies ULTRASOUND MAKES GREAT STRIDES IN EVALUATING BREAST LESIONS BY LORI FINK Kathryn has just received her most feared diagnosis–suspicious mass. Although her physician believes the lump is most likely benign, Kathryn has a choice to make: Does she return…

Maintaining Competency on Your Own

house calls Maintaining Competency on Your Own Catherine Verrier Piersol, MS, OTR How do OTs working in home health maintain their professional competencies while independently practicing in the field? Opportunities to increase knowledge and clinical skills through in-services and conferences are greatly increased when…

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