January 2014 Medical Coding Certification Webinar Q & A from discussed several Medical Coding topics of interest to medical coders includingICD-10-CM Burns and TBSA, Gestational Diabetes, HCPCS Level II, Respiratory Dependency, Skin Substitute-15275, ICD9 vs. ICD10: Wait to Take the CPC Exam?, Physician Visit after Surgery, and a Diabetes Case from Practicode.

January 2014 Medical Coding Webinar

Here are the Contents discussed on the Slide:
  • 1. Coding Certification Q & A Webinar- January 2014
  • 2. Twitter Chat (optional but fun!) • • • • Twitter Chat Service is up log in to your twitter account first then login to tweetchat It automatically puts our hash tag #ccochat on all messages
  • 3. Poll Poll – How many CCO webinars have you attended?
  • 4. Stay to the End For… • Giveaways • AAPC CEU Index Code for 1 CEU
  • 5. WEBINAR CEU's ! Monthly CCO Webinars: * Now worth 1 CEU per meeting • • • * 12 free CEUs per year -Regular Attendees -Replay Club Members
  • 6. Other CEUs from CCO! Medical Terminology & Anatomy Course (MTA) 40 CEUs! Review Blitz Video Package 13 CEUs! CEU Classes (On Demand) ranging from 1 – 4 CEUs each http://CodingCertification.Org/Products
  • 7. Congratulations to… Cindy Wilson (passed CCS 9/7/13) Laura Wright (passed CPC 12/21/13) Linda Crutcher (passed CPC 12/28/13) Christina Eastwood (passed CPC 1/5/14) Anyone else out there who passed recently?
  • 8. Poll Poll – What coding credential do you have?
  • 9. Poll Poll – What coding credential do you WANT?
  • 10. Quick Outline of Product Lineup Medical Terminology & Anatomy Course (MTA) Physician Based Coding Course (PBC) (CPC course) Facility Based Medical Coding (FBC) (CPC-H course) Review Blitz Video Package (included in PBC) Mini-Mock Practice Exams CEU Classes (On Demand) ICD-10-CM MiniCourse ICD-10 FULL Course http://CodingCertification.Org/Products
  • 11. ICD-10 Prep CCO Style ● ICD-10-CM Mini Course ○ 40 hour course equivalent ○ using Carol Buck’s “Step-by-Step Medical Coding” ● ICD-10-CM Full Course **Payment Plan Now Available** ○ 80 hour course equivalent ○ using “Understanding ICD-10-CM” text by Bowie ● ICD-10-CM Practice Exams
  • 12. New Partnership! +
  • 13. Poll Poll – What region of the country are you from?
  • 14. Student Case Studies Our Special Guest Tonight… Joseph Samet, CPC-A
  • 15. ICD-10-CM Burns & TBSA When coding ICD-10-CM associated with burns by degrees and the TBSA also incorporated into the code? ANSWER
  • 16. Gestational Diabetes I want to code 648.8 for gestational diabetes. I do NOT need a 250 code with that correct because 250 codes EXCLUDE gestational diabetes. Right? – Dawn ANSWER
  • 17. HCPCS Level II Diana asks – “I need help determining which HCPCS level II code to use for ‘Five surgical team members meet with patient to determine a treatment course’. Would it be a G code?” ANSWER
  • 18. Respiratory Dependency Could you explain how to code for respiratory dependency? v46.1 v46.2 ANSWER
  • 19. Skin Substitute How would you report the application of a 5 sq cm skin substitute to the right index finger, a 6 sq cm skin substitute to the left thumb, and a 15 sq cm skin substitute to the right foot? ANSWER
  • 20. ICD9 vs ICD10 Should I wait to take the CPC exam when ICD 10 comes out? ANSWER
  • 21. Physician Visit after Surgery How do you code physician visits in an outpatient setting after surgery who is not in observation or inpatient and was not the surgeon? ANSWER
  • 22. Diabetes Case Practicode case with answers in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10CM ANSWER
  • 23. CCO eBooks!
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  • 26. Free Drawing! Your Choice of: Blitz Video Package or 2 CEU Webinars or 1 Hour Session with Laureen
  • 27. Questions in the Chat? HELP!
  • 28. Thanks For Being With Us!

Attendees’ questions on various topics were answered. A graduate of CodingCertification.Org's Physician Based Coding Course who recently passed the CPC exam was interviewed. Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, and Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, were the presenters for this webinar. Boyd Staszewski assisted.

Find out More about Medical Coding Webinar

Medical Coding Webinar January 2013 Replay- VIDEO
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Laureen Jandroep
CPC, COC, CPPM, CPC-I.,Sr. Instructor for Resides in southern New Jersey with her husband of over 20 years Anthony and four children. They are active parents and spend most of their time these days just being parents which they love.

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