The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) defines a life care plan as a plan that outlines an individual’s needs throughout the healthcare continuum, in multiple settings, and throughout life expectancy. A Life Care Plan must be flexible, with provisions for periodic re-evaluations and updates. Source: American Association ...Read More
When a law firm is reviewing the past bills for a lumbar fusion surgery, there may bills from several providers with many differing codes and charges.
The basic charges for a lumbar fusion include:
- Pre-operative assessment by the surgeon and also by a primary care physician to assess for fitness
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy provides oxygen under higher-than-atmospheric pressure to assist in the healing of wounds. This is an adjunctive therapy provided in most hospital-based outpatient departments that specialize in wound care.
Documentation for HBO includes the ascent time, descent time and pressurizing level, as well as provider attendance and ...Read More