The “Get Certified” category identified resources for those that have some medical coding experience or education and are now preparing for a coding certification board exam.

15 Mar, 2015

Medical Coding for Hernia Repair – Video

Laureen: Q: (Hernia Repair) My surgeon did an open parastomal hernia repair with mesh with ileostomy stomal revision. I see the code 44346 for “revision of colostomy with repair of paracolostomy hernia.” Can I bill 44312 with the above hernia codes for this? HELP! Thank you, Nichole. Laureen: OK, here’s my

12 Feb, 2015

CCO Recent Graduates October 2014 – Video

Laureen:   This is a slide where we give a shout out to people who’ve let us know that they passed. We have Stacey Otero who passed her CPMA (that’s the auditing credential) in September, Chaim Zeitz passed his CPC on September 19, Dorros Evans – her CPC on 9/24. So, put

18 Jan, 2015

Medicare Medical Coding | What is CCA? – Video

Q #8: Know that Medicare doesn’t recognize consultation codes, the AI modifier is used. My questions is, is it wrong for 2 physicians (one PCP, the other a specialist) to use the same code on the first day (initial visit)? I was told that it is right for learning in school,

5 Dec, 2014

ICD-10 Preparation Courses | ICD-10 Full Course – Video

This slide is just to let you know ICD-10 Preparation Courses that we’ve got it covered in many different ways. If you just need a mini course to bridge your knowledge, if you’re very proficient at ICD-9 coding, then the Mini Course is probably for you. It’s about a 40 hour

11 Nov, 2014

Big Demand for Medical Billing Office Workers

The demand for medical billing office workers including medical office specialists, medical coders, and medical billers is growing by leaps and bounds due to the Affordable Care Act that is in the process of full implementation at this time. The current people employed today cannot possibly handle the 20 million new