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24 Jan, 2016

ICD 10 Coding Annual Physical with Chronic Conditions

Coding Annual Physical with Chronic Conditions Laureen: Q: [Annual Physical] “ICD-10 question, if a patient is in for an annual physical and has chronic conditions like diabetes mellitus or hypertension, would you use Z00.01?” Alicia: Chandra knows this one. Chandra: A: Z00.01 is annual preventive or adult preventive examination with abnormal

21 Jan, 2016

CCO’s Medical Coding Certifications — Power Up Your Career and Salary

CCO's Medical Coding Certifications As surely everyone knows, healthcare professionals especially medical coders and billers earn an average salary of $50,000 a year. That looks promising! But want to step up and make more than the average medical coder and more than the average worker nationwide? There is one sure way to do it: get certified.

19 Oct, 2015

Medical Coding Books | The CCO Bookstore – Video

This slide is about our fairly new CCO bookstore. It’s been going very well, very smooth, and we’ve got a lot of products from the AMA, InstaCode which is primarily all ICD-10 specialty manual, so check that out; some AAPC textbooks for our enrolled students, Cengage titles, Elsevier titles. Just go

6 Oct, 2015

Medical Practice Management and Financial Reports – Video

Q: Medical Practice Management What actions do I take with a financial report as a Practice Manager? JoAnne: OK. All of this stuff will be on an upcoming webinar covering practice managements, claims submission and problem resolution because there is so much to it today with technology and everything that it’s

2 Oct, 2015

CCO at Annual Amba Conference 2015 – Video

Amba Conference 2015 Boyd: Tell us about, who’s this? We’ve got exciting news about who’s speaking this year at the AMBA conference, correct? Alicia:   Yes. You know that Laureen and Boyd and I were in Las Vegas this past year at the AAPC conference and now we get to go back

27 Sep, 2015

New Baby Medical Coding for Office Visits – Video

Alicia:  OK. She’s got another slide; lots of knowledge tonight from JoAnne. New Baby Office Visit, we get a lot of questions about this so I’m glad that JoAnne did this particular presentation. JoAnne:  Q:  How do I bill and get paid for new baby visits in the Family Practice?  I

24 Sep, 2015

National Correct Coding Initiative – NCCI Coding Edits – Video

Tammy:  Q:  [NCCI Coding Edits] - I wanted to know if someone can clarify some confusion I have about when multiple surgeries are done on a patient but the codes the physician is using conflict with each other because of CCI Edits. How is the procedures billed if CCI Edits say