Question and answer
What is the difference between the code for a soft tissue abscess in the Musculoskeletal System subsection and the codes for abscess in the Integumentary System subsection? Answer The code in the
Musculoskeletal System subsection is used only when the abscess is in the bone. The code in the Musculoskeletal System subsection is associated with deep tissue possibly to the bone. The code in the Musculoskeletal System subsection does not require debridement of the abscess. The code in the Integumentary System subsection may include the bone.
The codes in the Musculoskeletal System are mostly biopsies of deep subcutaneous tissue and the codes in the Integumentary System are of subcutaneous tissues and skin. [ ]
Expert answered|wolflin29|Points 89|
Question
Asked 11/18/2012 9:38:19 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (Free)
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
what modifier is used to bill for only the physician portion of a bill?
Weegy: Modifier -26 identifies the physician's or professional component of a two-component (professional and technical) service. [ The physician component is reported separately when the physician provides only the supervision and interpretation portion of the procedure. The technical component includes reimbursement for the facility, equipment, film processing, and the technician ] (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 11/11/2012 1:28:06 PM
0 Answers/Comments
what is the icd 9 code for an color-flow doppler?
Weegy: The code is 93325. (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 11/11/2012 6:13:40 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Which item is not considered to be bundled in with a vascular injection? Answer local anesthesia contrast media introduction of needle or catheter preinjection and postinjection care related to procedure
Weegy: C. Catheter Local anesthesia isn't considered to be bundled in with a vascular injection. (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 11/11/2012 8:15:54 PM
0 Answers/Comments
WILL AN E-CODE ALWAYS BE USED I CONJUNCTION WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF A FRACTURE? WHY OR WHY NOT?
Weegy: E codes may be used with any ICD-9-CM diagnosis code in the ... E codes also may be assigned while the acute fracture codes are still applicable (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 11/14/2012 12:14:57 PM
0 Answers/Comments
WHAT IS THE CPT code for a Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of right hand fifth metacarpal?
Weegy: The CPT code for a Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of right hand fifth metacarpal is: CPT code 26605 Here's the [ source: ] (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 11/16/2012 3:26:31 PM
0 Answers/Comments
16,913,545 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Evaluate 6 + x if x = -2.
Weegy: The answer for -2(x + 1) for x = 1/2 is -3. User: Simplify. 2 · 2 + 0 · 4 a. 4 c. -4 b. 0 d. 1 Weegy: -2.5 ...
7/21/2014 9:03:07 AM| 3 Answers
y = 2x + 3 2y = 4x + 6 The system of equations has _____ ...
Weegy: The determinant for this system of equations is 6*1-5*1=1. User: 5x + 2y = 8 x + y = 4 If you want to solve ...
7/21/2014 12:31:57 PM| 3 Answers
What is the equation of the line, in point-slope form, that passes ...
Weegy: The "point-slope" form of the equation of a straight line is: y - y1 = m(x - x1), so y - 3 = 6(x - 8) User: ...
7/21/2014 8:48:59 AM| 2 Answers
Using directly copied and cited source material word for word is ...
Weegy: Using directly copied and cited source material word for word is known as D. plagiarizing. User: Which of ...
7/21/2014 9:50:54 AM| 2 Answers
Factor k^2 + 13k + 12.
Weegy: k^2 + 13k + 12 = (k + 12)(k + 1) User: Factor the four-term polynomial. pq - 3r + pr - 3q Weegy: pq - 3r + ...
7/21/2014 10:38:58 AM| 2 Answers
7. The biggest challenger to newspapers today is
Weegy: The biggest challenger to newspapers today is the Internet. The internet provides all source of information ...
7/21/2014 11:38:46 AM| 2 Answers
Find the product. y^4 · y^6
Weegy: Here are some characteristics of grace and forgiveness: patience, kindness, mercy, unconditional love, empathy, ...
7/21/2014 12:33:31 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
Points 1719 [Total 20719]| Ratings 1| Comments 1709| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1653 [Total 16782]| Ratings 0| Comments 1653| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
Points 1357 [Total 13912]| Ratings 1| Comments 1347| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
Points 1326 [Total 3510]| Ratings 2| Comments 1306| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 960 [Total 7137]| Ratings 1| Comments 950| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 842 [Total 2978]| Ratings 2| Comments 822| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 784 [Total 10392]| Ratings 0| Comments 784| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 707 [Total 4383]| Ratings 2| Comments 687| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 667 [Total 5721]| Ratings 4| Comments 627| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 246 [Total 394]| Ratings 2| Comments 226| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Archive | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.