The “Get Certified” category identified resources for those that have some medical coding experience or education and are now preparing for a coding certification board exam.
Laureen: Q: (Hernia Repair) My surgeon did an open parastomal hernia repair with mesh with ileostomy stomal revision. I see the code 44346 for “revision of colostomy with repair of paracolostomy hernia.” Can I bill 44312 with the above hernia codes for this? HELP! Thank you, Nichole. Laureen: OK, here’s my