Slideshare: April 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar

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The April 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Certification Coaching Org, also known as www.codingcertification.org, discussed a variety of topics of interest to outpatient, inpatient, and HCC medical coders including Cushing’s Syndrome (255.0), Immunotherapy Injection Sequencing, Being an Auditor, PPM (Physician Practice Management), Billing – Bone Marrow, Neoplasm Table, Exacerbation, Immunotherapy Coding Overview, and Anesthesia […]

Coding for Cushing’s Syndrome – 255.0 Medical Coding – Video

Cushing’s Syndrome

Alicia: Cushing syndrome, the code for that is 255.0 and the question was – Q: I encountered this question in one of the online exams that I purchased. I’m confused, because I believe that in neoplasm you need to code primary cancer in the second position and secondary cancer in the first position which is […]

What is a Medical Auditor – Video

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Tammy: Q: [Being an Auditor] “I’m a coder, but I was wondering what is different about being an auditor, and if I decided to pursue that area, what would I need in order to be one? Do I need to be certified for that too? Do I have to have my CPC certification first?” A: […]

Physician Practice Management CPPM Certification Credential – Video

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Laureen: Jo-Anne is a… Jo-Anne: Here I am. Laureen: Oh good…instructor for our PPM course and she’s a coach for a gaggle of students that we have. We’re really keeping her busy these days. I’ll let her go ahead and answer her question. Jo-Anne: The question is: Q: [PPM] “I am thinking of taking the […]

Physician Doesn’t Give The Length of Laceration in ER – Video

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Q: [Length of Laceration] – “If the physician doesn’t give the length of a laceration in ER should you query him or can you use what the ER nurse documented in her flow sheet?” A:  You chase him down the hallway and you get the information. No. [Laughs] Physician Doesn’t Give The Length of Laceration […]

Pathology Consultation Medical Coding – CPT Code By The Pathologist – Video

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The next question I was going to answer is on Pathology Consultation Medical Coding. We had a student that was struggling with this question from our practice exam and it says: Q:  “During surgery to remove a malignant neoplasm of laryngeal cartilages, one frozen section is sent for pathological consultation to confirm the adequacy of […]

More About J1 Status Indicator – COC Medical Coding Course – Video

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Laureen: OK! Tammy is our instructor coach for our COC course, formerly CPC-H, our CPMA, our auditing course, and she’s going to be helping develop some new courses with us. We’re very appreciative of having her on the team. Q:  “Any chance we can learn more about the J1 status indicator in a webinar?” A:  […]

Medical Coding Modifiers 58 and 59 | CEU on Demand Class – Video

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Q:  [Modifiers (58 & 59)] “Can you give me examples of situations that need medical coding modifiers for CPT… especially 58 and 59?” A:  That’s a very, very broad question. This question was designed to be answered in 5 to 7 minutes, so I can’t go through every single modifier; however, we do have an […]

Slideshare: March 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar

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The March 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Certification Coaching Org, also known as www.codingcertification.org, discussed a variety of topics of interest to outpatient, inpatient, and HCC medical coders including J1 Status Indicator; Bilateral, Multiple Surgery; LVAD/RVAD for CV Surgery; ICD9 Sequence for OV; Skin Grafts; Pathology Consultation Coding; Modifier 58, 59; HCC Coding Question […]

Review of LVAD RVAD Insertion Codes – Video

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This was very exciting, so whoever submitted this question, I really appreciated it because after I did the research, I didn’t know as much or hardly anything about this subject. I particularly like cardiology. Q: Can you review the LVAD/RVAD insertion codes for CV (cardiovascular) surgery? A: Actually, when I first looked at that, I […]