Saturday Q and A

Sara M asks a follow-up to last week’s question   First here’s last week’s query:   Dr. Tom When a patient is seen outside of the office and their x-ray with a reading of pneumonia comes through my in-box, do I really have to have them come in for a visit to make sure it’s submitted?  Can’t I just code it from the x-ray?   Sara Excellent (and common) question. No. You can’t submit codes...

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Saturday Q and A

Sara M. writes:   Dr. Tom When a patient is seen outside of the office and their x-ray with a reading of pneumonia comes through my in-box, do I really have to have them come in for a visit to make sure it’s submitted?  Can’t I just code it from the x-ray?   Sara Excellent (and common) question. No. You can’t submit codes directly off of imaging reports, you have to address the issue with...

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