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29 07, 2016

ICD 10 for BMI — Body Mass Index ICD-10-CM Coding

Q: ICD 10 for BMI — “I was recently coding a scenario where the patient was a 20 year old obese patient and received an error with the BMI code I selected. The error indicated the code I reported was not correct for the patient age. I used the adult codes.

27 07, 2016

CCO June 2016 Q&A Webinar Intro | FREE Medical Coding Webinar

Boyd: Welcome everybody to the Certification Coaching free medical coding webinar for June 2016. This is Boyd, your webmaster here at, along with Alicia Scott and Chandra Stephenson. Hello ladies, how are you doing today? Alicia: I’m doing great! Boyd: We’re looking forward to a great webinar once again. We do

25 07, 2016

Need Presentations for Your AAPC Local Chapter? CCO Presents FREE!

Laureen: This slide is to let you know if you are involved in a AAPC local chapter or any coding group, or you would want us to come speak for you. We don’t have to live near you, we can do it remotely just like we’re doing now we can

22 07, 2016

FREE COC Practice Exam from CCO — Download NOW!

FREE COC Practice Exam - GET IT NOW! Laureen: This is where we wanted to announce that, thank you. Ruth Sheets, who is on our team, works very hard at creating our mock board exams. She‘s finished the first COC practice exam and the first one is free! So, if

20 07, 2016

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) CPT Coding

Q: Please review PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) CPT Coding. A: These codes went through a change in 2013 and it’s a big change. You get used to how something work and you teach it year after year and it took me a while to present it in a way, and