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The June 2016 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Certification Coaching Org (CCO), discussed a variety of topics of interest to medical coders. Topics covered included BMI in ICD-10-CM, HIV / AIDS and Opportunistic Infections, a CRC Practice Exam Question, RA Course Pearl – GERD, and a CRC Pre-Employment Question. 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 Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC and Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC. The host for the webinar was Boyd Staszewski.

VIDEO: June 2016 Q&A Medical Coding Webinar from Laureen Jandroep

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

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

  • CCO News and Updates
    • Chandra Stephenson:
      • *BMI in ICD-10-CM
      • *HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections
    • Alicia Scott
      • *CRC Practice Exam Question
      • *RA Course Pearl – GERD
      • *CRC Pre-employment question

3. 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
    • If your question isn’t selected, post it on our forum where fellow coders can help: https://www.cco.us/forum/
    • Ask Along the way in the Questions box. NOTE: We can’t answer every question.

4. Why Stay To The End? Giveaway! Free Drawing of Your Choice on 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)

5. 1.5 CEU’s | CCO Monthly Q&A Medical Coding Webinar – Don’t need CEU’s? Continue to attend the CCO webinar for free! *CEU Link at the end of the webinar (+/- 90 min)

6. Poll Poll Poll – Are You Certified?

7. Poll What AAPC coding credential do you HAVE?

8. CCO Graduates June Update

9. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Christy Williams 05/27/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Alena Metallides 05/21/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Lisa Gordon 04/21/2016 Completed CPC
  • Blitz Pamela Herbert 05/21/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Peggy Moser 04/24/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Denise Hess 05/27/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Valerie Godby 05/31/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Lisa Benson 05/21/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Deborah Imig 02/16/2016 Completed CPC Blitz

10. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Sheree LaShelle 06/04/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Jeanie Strom-Raffauf 06/04/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Michelle Taylor 05/21/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Karen Barroso 06/11/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Genalyn Wichern 06/10/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Diane Mason 06/11/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Robyn Reynon 05/26/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Erin Al-Hammami 04/16/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Lisa Price 05/28/2016 Completed CPC Blitz

11. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Lisa Auerbach 05/28/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Tekeya M. 05/28/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Andrea Marshall 06/07/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Tara 06/11/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Summer Rentschler 06/04/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Kayla Sanchez 06/11/2016 Completed CPC Blitz
  • Lisa Dietrich-Blocker 06/16/2016 Completed CPC Course (PBC)
  • Ann Renee Holl 06/17/2016 Completed CPC Course (PBC)
  • Kathleen Zaccardi 05/28/2016 Completed CPC Blitz, Practice Exams

12. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Frances Woodard 06/04/2016 Completed CPC Course (PBC), Completed CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Kimberly Morris 05/07/2016 Completed CPC Blitz, CPC Course (PBC), Practice Exams
  • Brenda L Coreano Burgos 06/04/2016 Completed CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Christina Miller 05/21/2016 Completed CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Sylvia Hatley 04/30/2016 Completed CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  • Judy Riggs 05/28/2016 Completed Practice Exams
  • Angela Wilson 04/16/2016 Completed Practice Exams
  • Marie Barilla 05/28/2016 Completed Practice Exams

13. CONGRATS! CCO Courses

  • Elizabeth Castellanos 06/03/2016 Completed MTA Course
  • Tameka Duncan 06/16/2016 Completed MTA Course
  • Denise Adkins 01/27/2016 Completed ICD-10 Blitz Videos
  • Deborah A Harden 06/21/2016 Completed CIC Blitz

14. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Faye Ocenar 05/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Cyndi Owen 05/17/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Glenda Correa 04/09/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Loveta Walls 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Mary Berger 05/14/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Deanna Lambert 05/23/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Susan Woods 05/20/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Ana Vasquez 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Melanie Diehl 05/27/2016 Passed CPC Exam

15. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Sylvia Hatley 05/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Christy Williams 05/27/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Alena Metallides 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Lisa Gordon 04/23/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Pamela Herbert 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Peggy Moser 04/24/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Denise Hess 05/27/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Laura Zmolek 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Valerie Godby 05/31/2016 Passed CPC Exam

16. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Judy Riggs 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Lisa Benson 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Deborah Imig 02/16/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Brenda L Coreano Burgos 06/04/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Lisa Auerbach 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Tekeya M. 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Christina Miller 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Janet Michaud 06/07/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Andrea Marshall 06/07/2016 Passed CPC Exam

17. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Kimberly Morris 05/07/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Robyn Reynon 05/26/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Angela Wilson 04/16/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Erin Al-Hammami 04/16/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Lisa Price 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Kathleen M. Zaccardi 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Sheree LaShelle 06/04/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Frances Woodard 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Celeste Currier 06/04/2016 Passed CPC Exam

18. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Michelle Taylor 05/21/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Lisa Dietrich-Blocker 06/16/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Karen Barroso 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Genalyn Wichern 06/10/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Diane Mason 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam Ann
  • Renee Holl 06/17/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Tara 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Summer Rentschler 06/04/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Cassandra Reynolds 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Kayla Sanchez 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam

19. CONGRATS! Passed CPC Exam

  • Jeanie Strom-Raffauf 06/04/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Marie Barilla 05/28/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Marilyn Rosario 06/11/2016 Passed CPC Exam
  • Deborah A Harden 06/21/2016 Passed CIC Exam

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

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

22. What coding credential do you WANT? Poll

23. Q&A From the Community

  • Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director
  • Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COaaSC, CRC, CCC CCO Program Director

24. BMI in ICD-10-CM Question: I was recently coding a scenario where the patient was a 20 year old obese patient and received an error with the BMI code I selected. The error indicated the code I reported was not correct for the patient age. I used the adult codes. Why would this be wrong? Is it an error in our EMR programming? Answer Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC CCO Program Director

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

26. HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections Question: What is the difference between AIDS and HIV? How do I know when to use the AIDS code (B20) instead of the HIV code (Z21)? What role, if any, do “Opportunistic Infections” play? Answer Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CGSC, COSC, CRC, CCC CCO Program Director

27. https://www.facebook.com/cco.us/ Wednesday 2PM EasternLunch and Learn Coding

28. Poll What’s your best time to attend a free live medical coding training?

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

30. CRC Practice Exam Question Question: What does a CRC Exam Question look like? How do we work through an exam question? ANSWER Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director

31. Risk Adjustment 2.0 Early Bird A Complete “No-Fluff” Course That Will Teach You The Core Essentials of Risk Adjustment AND Prepare You For The CRC™ Exam https://www.cco.us/certified-risk-adjustment-coder-crc-course-exam-preparation

32. Risk Adjustment 2.0 Early Bird https://www.cco.us/certified-risk-adjustment-coder-crc-course-exam-preparation

33. Risk Adjustment 2.0 Course Contents https://www.cco.us/certified-risk-adjustment-coder-crc-course-exam-preparation

34. Risk Adjustment 2.0 Course Contents Early Bird (Save $100) Ends Thursday June 30th 2016 https://www.cco.us/certified-risk-adjustment-coder-crc-course-exam-preparation FAQ

35. RA Course Pearl – GERD Question: Our Risk Adjustment course has “Pearls of Wisdom” on 20+ diseases that risk adjust and carry and HCC. These tools were created to assist you in the increase of your knowledge base when doing diagnosis coding. ANSWER Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director

36. It’s FREE! FREE! Join Now! Limited Seats Available! Details & Register Now: https://www.cco.us/webinarvip

37. 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”
  • EM: “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

38. New Blitz Reviews Ready for You

  • ➢ CPC Review
  • ➢ ICD-10-CM
  • ➢ ICD-10-PCS
  • ➢ COC – Outpatient
  • ➢ CIC – Inpatient
  • ➢ RA – Risk Adjustment
  • ➢ 2016 CPT Updates

39. CRC Pre-employment Question Question: What is a good example of a CRC pre-employment question? What are employers looking for? ANSWER Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director

40. Your Questions from the Chat Questions In The Chat- June 2016 Your Webinar Chat Team

41. Contusion and Abrasion Question: Is the code rule for contusion and abrasion the same as ICD9 was, ei code contusion only or do we code both now?

42. Billing Sick with Well Visit Question: When billing a sick with well visit, what constitutes a sick visit (above and beyond what is done during a well visit)? this is a huge issue in our practices

43. E/M with Diabetes Question: When coding say an E/M encounter and the patient has type 2 diabetes documented in the medical record but the patient is not seeing the provider for her diabetes, is it still listed as a diagnosis?

44. BMI Question: What about women who have lack of thyroid and metabolism is not working as in I? Hard to impossible for weight control. BMI Can ICD-10 code to the cause of BMI?

45. Cast & X-ray Application Question: When coding for application of a cast, cast supplies, & x-ray,during post op would we append the 58-mod to the application of the cast?

46. SNF & LTC Coding Question: Can you ever do anything with SNF & LTC coding? Very little help out there.

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

48. Links Referenced in the Webinar:

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

50. 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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