March 9, 2006

Coding for Dummies?

Posted in Business of Medicine at 8:14 pm by David Theige, MD

Our residents usually seem bored to tears with our introductory explanations of coding. That’s why I was delighted when a recent graduate called about a year ago to tell us that his fellowship program faculty were impressed with his coding acumen–and that they wanted him to teach the rest of the fellows! Nonetheless, I believe that we tend to make the subject much too dry and complicated. This article might help demystify the process:  Coding Level-IV Visits Without Fear – February 2006 – Family Practice Management