Pusher Syndrome

Pusher Syndrome is a unique presentation of abnormal body posture seen in approximately 5-10% of post-stroke patients. It is also known as Contraversive pushing, Ipsilateral pushing and Lateropulsion. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Pusher Syndrome2018-08-30T19:15:06+00:00

Diagnosis Coding: Coding Muscle Weakness

Learning when to report M62.81 for Muscle Weakness Generalized or M62.50 – M62.59 for Muscle Wasting and Disuse Atrophy will help your coding accuracy. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Diagnosis Coding: Coding Muscle Weakness2018-08-24T15:18:21+00:00

Z-Codes as Treatment Codes in ICD-10-CM

As many of us can recall, CMS implemented the use of ICD-10-CM almost 3 years ago (10/1/15). While our knowledge, experience and comfort level with ICD-10-CM has progressed over the years, we must always keep in mind the basics of code selection. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Z-Codes as Treatment Codes in ICD-10-CM2019-06-28T17:24:50+00:00