Saturday Q and A

Dr. Ned writes:


“What’s the most common diagnostic risk code that clinicians miss, i.e. what’s the lowest hanging fruit?”



Atherosclerosis of the Aorta. I70.0—hands down.


Take a couple of hours


Go through their imaging


Get it on their problem list


Address it the next time they come in


Congratulations, you just increased your monthly capitation by as much as 20%