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The July 2016 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Certification Coaching Org (CCO), discussed a variety of topics of interest to medical coders and billers. Topics covered included Timely Filing for Claims and Appeals, Coding for Fall on Steps with Hitting Head, Sequencing of Depression and Suicide Ideation Codes, Dependence vs. Severe Use Disorder, Laceration Repairs, ICD-10-PCS Coding for Measurement and Monitoring, and Nurse Visits (CPT® Code 99211). The CCO VIP opportunity and CCO’s Lunch & Learn Coding on FB Live, were also discussed. Attendees’ questions on various coding topics were answered. Educational topics were presented by Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM; Darcy Roy, CPC; Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC; Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC; and Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, COC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM. The host for the webinar was Boyd Staszewski.

July 2016 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar

1. Certification Coaching Q&A Medical Coding Webinar July 2016

2. From the Medical Coding Community:

  • Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM CCO Sr. Instructor / Coach
  • Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director
  • Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, COC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM CCO Founder and CEO
  • Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COaaSC, CRC, CCC, CPPM CCO Program Director
  • Darcy Roy, CPC CCO Instructor Q&A

Hear and See Us Okay? Yes: Type #1 in Questions Box | No: Type #2 July 2016

3. WELCOME! First Time? Overview:

  • General webinar about all things medical certification and medical coding related.
  • Welcome to the CCO Community!
  • We can’t hear you 😉  You can ask a question in the chat: we will ATTEMPT to answer during the webinar BUT it’s not easy…
  • Stay to the end for free giveaway and CEU’s

4. First Webinar With Us? Poll How many CCO webinars have you attended?

5. July 2016 | Q&A Medical Coding Webinar Agenda: 90-120 min II: Q&A from the CCO Community I: Introduction

  • CCO News and Updates
    • JoAnne Sheehan:
      • Timely Filing for Claims and Appeals
    • Darcy Roy:
      • Coding for Fall on Steps with Hitting Head
    • Chandra Stephensen:
      • Sequencing of Depression and Suicide Ideation Codes
      • Dependence vs. Severe Use Disorder
      • Laceration Repairs
    • Alicia Scott:
      • ICD-10-PCS Coding for Measurement and Monitoring
    • Laureen Jandroep:
      • Nurse Visits (CPT® Code 99211)

6. This Month’s Q&A Medical Coding Webinar Agenda: 90-120 min IV: Your Questions in the Chat III: Close – @ 90 min-’ish’

  • Wrapup
  • Drawing
  • CEU Certificate Download Link
  • Ask Along the way in the Questions box.
  • NOTE: We can’t answer every question. IV: Your Questions in the Chat Ask Along the way in the Questions box. NOTE: We can’t answer every question. If your question isn’t selected, post it on our forum where fellow coders can help: https://www.cco.us/forum/

7. Why Stay To The End? Giveaway! Free Drawing of Your Choice of 1 of the following:

  • Blitz Video Package
  • 2 CEU Webinars
  • 1 Hour Session with Laureen or Alicia and…
  • Your AAPC CEU link for 1.5 CEUs (a change tonight)

8. CCO Graduates July Update

9. CONGRATS! CCO Courses Recent Exam Passers!

  • Brianna Kusnerz CPC 06/23/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Courtney Porter CPC 05/14/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Rosemary Cornelius CPC 06/04/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Joris Santiago CPC 05/07/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Tiffany Craft CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Gretchen Kifer CPC 06/22/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Jenny Deffenbaugh CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Shelly CPC 06/27/2016 Using CPC Blitz

10. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Kimberly Werth CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Elizabeth Denmark CPC 06/24/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Mitzi Doss CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Julie Eiselt CPC 07/13/2016 Using CPC Blitz, CCO Practice Exams
  • Ambyr Wolff CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Latricia Wilds CPC 07/07/2016 Using CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Joan Richards CPC 06/26/2016 Using CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Kartika Budiarta CPB 06/24/2016 Using CPB Course (PBB)
  • Ruby Niner CPC 05/21/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC)

11. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Brianna Kusnerz CPC 06/23/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Courtney Porter CPC 05/14/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Rosemary Cornelius CPC 06/04/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Joris Santiago CPC 05/07/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Charmaine Frias CPC 03/20/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Tiffany Craft CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Gretchen Kifer CPC 06/22/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Jenny Deffenbaugh CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  • Ambyrr Wolff CPC 06/18/2016 Using CPC Blitz

12. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Tonette Osby CPC 06/28/2016 Using CCO Practice Exams
  • Shibu Kuriachan CPC 07/02/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC)
  • Lisa Hilliard CPC 06/26/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC), Practice Exams
  • Akila Selvaraj CPC 07/14/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC), Practice Exams

13. Poll Poll Poll – Are You Certified?

14. Question: Please explain filing limits with insurance claim processing.  Answer Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM, COC CCO Sr. Instructor / Coach Timely Filing for Claims and Appeals

15. Introducing Darcy Roy CPC- CCO Instructor

16. Question: What (E) codes would I use for patient who fell on steps and hit head on steps? Answer Darcy Roy, CPC CCO Instructor Coding for Fall on Steps with Hitting Head

17. Testimonials and Reviews https://www.facebook.com/cco.us/reviews

18. Free Practice Exams Now Available https://www.cco.us/free-tools-reports-and-exams-for-medical-coding-and-billing/

19. Poll What AAPC coding credential do you HAVE?

20. Laceration Repairs Question: Could you do some scenarios with wound care at the next webinar? I am noticing a lot of those type questions on the CPC practice exams and am weak in that area. For example, an 11 year old girl fell from a chair and received two 3cm lacerations to her left arm with embedded glass etc. etc. face leg and arm needed layered closure wound repair and (whatever) needed superficial repair and (whatever) needed complex repair. Answer Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC, CPPM CCO Program Director

21. Sequencing of Depression and Suicide Ideation Codes Question: I have a question about depression and suicide ideation. Should I code depression first and then suicide? Answer Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC, CPPM CCO Program Director

22. Join Now! Limited Seats Available! Details & FREE Registration Now: https://www.cco.us/webinarvip Redeem RewardsDo Activities Get Points fun quiz social

23. Dependence vs. Severe Use Disorder Question: Can you code Dependence say for Alcohol if the provider states it as Alcohol Use Disorder-Severe? Since it does not say dependence but the provider says he is going by the DSM-V and it is dependence and they are not going to change the wording. ================ Can someone explain the smoking dependence codes? Does the physician have to document that a patient has a dependence in order to use these codes? Answer Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC, CPPM CCO Program Director

24. Save Up To 22% with Review Blitz Bundles Until this Sunday, July 24th at 10pm Eastern, CCO is including our CPC Mini-Mock Practice Exam Bundle (3 exams valued at $69.95) to anyone that purchases either a: https://www.cco.us/blitz-bundles/ Let’s Go There Now: is an + + CPC Review Blitz Bundle COC Review Blitz Bundle or a

25. Testimonials and Reviews https://www.cco.us/testimonials/

26. ICD-10-PCS Coding for Measurement and Monitoring Question: Could you review how to code for measurement and monitoring in ICD-10-PCS with examples? ANSWER Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director

27. Nurse Visits (CPT® Code 99211) Question: Can someone please discuss the 99211 CPT® Code? Answer Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, COC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM CCO Founder and CEO

28. CCO Presents Free! Topics include: Need Presentations for Your Local AAPC Chapter? More Information: https://www.cco.us/remote-presentations/

  • The Local AAPC Chapter of Columbus GA for “EM Coding: Locate Your HEM in Time” – A Unique Way to Understanding EM Coding”
  • What is HCC/Risk Adjustment Coding
  • How to prepare for CPC Exam Modifiers – It’s All About The Money
  • How to “Prepare for ICD-10 Proficiency without Stress”
  • CPT Coding updates
  • Any section of the CPT Manual – Anesthesia, Integumentary, Digestive, Medicine
  • Any section of ICD manual or guidelines
  • Any topic you’d like developed!
  • “Cardiology Section of CPT” Jackson MS

29. New Blitz Reviews Ready for You

CPC Review

ICD-10-CM

ICD-10-PCS

COC – Outpatient

CIC – Inpatient

RA – Risk Adjustment

2016 CPT Updates

30. Choice of Blitz Video Package or 2 CEU Webinars or 1 Hour Session with Laureen (or Alicia) Free Drawing! Your Choice of: Let’s Pick A Winner! or

31. Your Questions from the Chat Questions In The Chat- July 2016 Your Webinar Chat Team

32. LIKE us on Facebook http://facebook.com/cco.us Help Us Get The Word Out

33. Links Referenced in the Webinar:

34. Thanks For Coming! Got Value? https://www.cco.us/webinarvip

35. Happy Coding!

  • The Local AAPC Chapter of Columbus GA
  • The Local AAPC Chapter of Savana GA
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About the Author:

Laureen Jandroep
CPC, COC, CPPM, CPC-I.,Sr. Instructor for CCO.us. 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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