This week you are learning about codes for services and procedures performed on the Endocrine and Nervous systems as well as the Sensory Organs (Eye/Ear). As you work on assigning codes for services performed on the Nervous system, reflect on the purpose and meaning of the guidelines found throughout this subsection.
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 Surgery of Skull Base preceding the codes (61580-61619) in the Nervous System subsection 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.