There is a lot to know about any procedure and your assumptions may be incorrect. Use the informed consent document to confirm important details.
Name, description and code
- To find the exact name and a description of a proposed procedure, ask the doctor's office for the CPT code for the procedure and then enter the code at AAPC.com
- Patient education materials provide basic information about a procedure
- To understand more about what the happens during a surgery, see online videos and descriptions in materials for professionals
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