1. Read: Discussion Background
This week you are learning about codes for services and procedures assigned from the Medicine Section. As you work on assigning codes for services performed from the Medicine Section, reflect on the purpose and meaning of the guidelines found throughout this section.
2. Initial Post: Create a new thread and answer all three parts of the initial prompt below
- Explain one (1) thing you learned from the coding guidelines for Immunization Administration for Vaccines/Toxoids services preceding the codes (90460-90474, 0001A-0042A) in the Medicine Section of the CPT manual.
- In your own words, summarize what you think that coding guideline (from question 1) is instructing the coder to do when assigning codes for those types of services.
- Describe how you will apply that coding guideline (from question 1) when assigning codes for those types of services.