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Unlisted procedures: Strategies for successful reimbursement
Surgeon Cover Letters for Medical Jobs
Compassionate orthopaedic surgeon with nine years of experience providing superior patient care. Committed professional who fully adheres to the highest standards when performing surgery. Extensive knowledge of musculoskeletal deformities, diseases, and injuries. Ability to provide patients with outstanding physical and emotional support during diagnosis, treatment, and recovery stages. Passionate medical professional with superior verbal and written communication skills and a pleasant bedside manner.
My experience aligns well with the qualifications you are seeking at Northside Hospital, in particular my role as Cardiac Surgeon at New Cityland General Hospital, and I am certain I would make a valuable addition to your organization. Moreover, while my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set, including first-rate multi-tasking and analytical abilities, I excel at: Expertly managing surgery services. Carefully and attentively operating on patients. Thoroughly assessing patients and level of surgical risk. Frequently conducting research on new and advanced surgical techniques.
Hence, they should be reported the same way that unlisted codes are reported. Some coding staff and surgeons are under the misconception that unlisted codes equate to unpaid codes. However, unlisted CPT codes, when reported with appropriate documentation, should be reimbursed. It is the responsibility of the surgeon and the coding or billing staff to report unlisted CPT codes appropriately and follow up with payors if a claim is denied. This column provides information about reporting an unlisted CPT code.