28 Nov, 2016

Reporting Unethical Practices – Medical Coding and Billing

Q:  “Could you cover reporting ethical concerns in a future webinar? Attempting to notify the facility of unethical practices could lead to termination and adverse effects on future employment. Should coders keep quiet for the sake of their career?” A:  To me, there should be no doubts on whether an employee

23 Oct, 2015

About Medical Billing And Coding – Applying Coding To Payment Policy – Video

About Medical Billing and Medical Coding Courses Q:  [Back to Basics- Applying Coding to Payment Policy] - Please explain CPC coding and payment policy. A:  That’s a question that’s asked all the time even when I’m speaking to students about coding, they always bring in the billing components in that and it’s

29 Jul, 2015

3 Must-Have ICD 10 Training Online Resources

What is ICD 10? ICD 10 stands for International Classification of Diseases 10th edition. It's the new and improved updated version of ICD 9. Now, ICD 10 is split into two systems: ICD-10-CM (Clinical Modification) is the diagnosis code set that will be replacing ICD-9-CM Volumes 1 and 2. ICD-10-CM will be

25 Jul, 2015

Medical Billing Training CCO – Video

Hi everyone, we are talking today about Medical Billing Training CCO. I am Boyd, your webmaster here at cco.us, along with Alicia Scott, our education director. We're talking about medical billing versus medical coding, and a lot of people misunderstand the differences and maybe why you want to take a look

23 Jul, 2015

Medical Billing and Coding Training CCO Part 3-5 – Video

They also get a personal coach as I understand it as well with the course. Medical Billing and Coding Training CCO  Part 3  Personal Coach - Video Laureen: Yeah, that's really our claim to fame is we really want our students to feel like individuals not a number. We give them

7 Jun, 2015

Medical Billing Bone Marrow – What Code to Use? Video

Q: This is more of a billing question. If the doctor performs at the hospital, as an outpatient procedure, a bone marrow which is code 38221, can he add an E/M code along with a modifier 25? This is a Medicare established patient. He is a hematologist/oncologist. A: The code we

8 May, 2015

CPC Course ICD 9 or ICD 10 – Video

Q:[CPC Course] – “If someone takes the CPC course which has the ICD 9 CM module, will they be trained on ICD 10 or they will need to take that course separately?” CPC Course ICD 9 or ICD 10 - Video A: This is what we’re doing for 2015, you get