Debbie Jones

About Debbie Jones

Debbie Jones, CPC, CCA, is an administrative specialist for CCO.
7 Jun, 2018

Medical Coding for Lobar Pneumonia and Bronchopneumonia

Question: What is lobar pneumonia? Is right lower lobe (RLL) pneumonia coded as lobular pneumonia? Pneumonia is a common infection that affects the air sacs in one or both lungs. Unfortunately, when the air sacs fill with pus and other liquid, the infection can become quite serious and even fatal. The

22 Jan, 2018

7 Traits That Make A Top-Notch Medical Coding Professional

Medical coding is much more than just a clerical job. It requires someone who can demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. Becoming an excellent coder requires someone who is eager to continually learn and keep up with medical advancements. It also takes certain traits to be a

12 Jan, 2015

Telehealth – What Is It and What Changes Are Coming In 2015?

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is the use of technology for the delivery of health care, health information, or health education at a distance. Although there are several applications used for telehealth, the most popular applications are teleradiology, continuing professional education, and home monitoring. Teleradiology is used to send test results to