CCO Q and A Webinar Intro June 2015 – Video

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CCO Q and A Webinar Boyd: Welcome to the Certification Q & A Webinar for June 2015. Along with me tonight, Laureen Jandroep, Alicia Scott, JoAnne Sheehan and myself, Boyd Staszewski, your webmaster and webinar presentor. Hello! If this is your first time, we welcome you. If this is your second time or more, we […]

CPC Exam Graduates June 2015 CCO – Video

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CPC Exam Graduates June Alicia: This is where our recent graduates show up, people who have passed. We’re going to start with Connie Knight, who I happen to know is taking several courses with us. She passed the ICD-10 Assessment. We’ve got Marlease Wolfe passed the CPC. Johnnie Rutledge passed the CCS. Samantha Robles-Salgado, she […]

Slideshare: June 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar

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The June 2015 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Certification Coaching Org (CCO),, discussed a variety of topics of interest to outpatient and inpatient medical coders. Topics included Medicare Physicals, Modifier QW, Back to Basics – Cardio, Ejection Fraction, Epileptic Seizure Coding, E/M 2 of 3 Office Established Patient, Inpatient vs. Outpatient Coding, Search Tools […]

What is RVU Medical Coding 101? – Video

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Laureen: We are trying to get some general questions to help people that are preparing for the CPC Exam, and there’re about six to ten questions that are very generic and have a little bit to do with reimbursement, and this is one of the topics. It’s covered very well in books like Carol Buck’s […]

Medical Billing vs Medical Coding – What’s the difference? – Video

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Alicia: Q: Billing versus Coding. “What’s the difference between Billing versus Coding?” A: Well, if I can answer that question. Let’s see here. OK there we go. Do you like that little graphic I found of the gears of the brain? Isn’t that great? Medical Billing is really all about reimbursement, first of all. Think […]

CRC Credential | Risk Adjustment Course with CCO – Video

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The CRC just came out what – are we on our second month now that it’s been out, I think? The CRC Credential stands for Certified Risk Adjustment Coder. And so, we’re trying to change our verbiage that whenever we see HCC, that you understand that it’s “risk adjustment HCC coding” because you’ll be able […]

Separate Procedures – CPT- Medical Coding – Video

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Laureen: Yes, nice segue. The last slide and my next slide is on separate procedures. Q:  Could you review “separate procedure” and give some examples? A:  Yes. I can.“Separate procedure” is a convention used in CPT basically to tell us that, “Hey! This procedure is normally included in other bigger procedures, so just be careful […]

ICD 10 cm Official Guidelines for Medical Coding Reporting – Video

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Boyd: So, Alicia, tell us about the new… you’re the new ICD-10 guru here, so tell us about this new Official Guidelines for Coding & Reporting. ICD 10 cm Official Guidelines for Medical Coding Reporting – Video Alicia: ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for  Medical Coding Reporting – Yes, the new official guidelines, it’s pretty interesting. 2015 […]

Medical Coders Corneal Crosslinking – Which CPT Can Be Use? – Video

Medical Coders Corneal Crosslinking

Q:  [Medical Coders Corneal Crosslinking] Which CPT code can be used for corneal crosslinking? This is something I knew nothing about so I love doing these webinars because we learn so much ourselves and really the best way to learn is to try and teach it. So, anytime that you have a coding question that […]

ICD 10 CM Prep with CCO – Video

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The Future of Coding >>ICD-10 Prep – CCO Style First, a coder and really good with ICD-9 and just need a little help to get over that proficiency assessment, then the ICD-10-CM Blitz is for you. It’s new. It’s going to prepare you to pass the proficiency assessment with ease. It’s a 16-hour course equivalent. […]