The April 2014 Medical Coding Certification Webinar Q & A from www. discussed several medical coding topics of interest to medical coders including Breech Birth, Review of Behavioral Health, Podiatry, G0289 & 29877, Interventional Neurovascular, Critical Care, E/M in the ED, and Vascular Coding. The highlights of CodingCertification.Org’s product line were discussed.
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- Coding Certification Q & A Webinar- April 2014
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Slideshare: April 2014 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar
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- Breech Birth Can the ICD-9-CM 652.21 breech birth be used as one of the diagnosis codes when a newborn in seen in the office for the first and second visits? The claim came back invalid code. It was a 2nd or 3rd diagnosis. ANSWER
- Please could we do a review of behavioral health, I noticed the E/M and Psychotherapy coding algorithm that appeared in the 2014 CPT manual. Laureen asked me to mention it so that it could be gone over in the next Q&A session. ANSWER Review of Behavioral Health
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- Podiatry The best session at the HEALTHCON 2014 conference was on Foot and Ankle Coding in ICD-10-CM. by David J. Freedman, DPM, FASPS, CPC, CSFAC, CPMA www.icdtenhelp.com ANSWER
- G0289 & 29877 REMOVAL OF LOOSE BODIES & ARTHROSCOPY ANSWER G0289 & 29877
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- Interventional Neurovascular Lecture was given by Dr. David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, CPC-H, CCC, CCS, RCC
- I need some assistance in clearly defining to a group of providers what “Critical Care” consists of. The CPT book, Medicare website and all other resources have pretty much the same information and cite the same examples. ANSWER Critical Care
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- E/M in the ED Emergency Department E/M was an excellent session by James Strafford, CEDC, MCS-P I have a fondness for all things in the Emergency Room. It is an great place to learn a wide variety of diagnosis coding. Mr. Strafford talked about some nuances of E/M coding. ANSWER
- Vascular Coding Not Cardio “Vascular Coding” By Caren Swartz, CPC, CPC-H, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I Did you know there was a difference? An intense overview of many types of vascular fields. It was awesome! ANSWER
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Attendees’ questions on various coding topics were answered. Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I and Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, were the presenters.