the procedures represented by the codes and determined the most frequently billed procedures. ... We chose shoulder, knee and back surgery as these procedures always require authorizations, are common and less likely to be an emergency procedure necessitating ... Specifically, we looked at rotator cuff repair (CPT # 23420), knee arthroscopy (CPT # 29881) and herniated disk repair (CPT # 63030).
|Title||:||Oversight of customer service at the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology|
|Publisher||:||Agriculture Department - 2000|