Model Practice Questions for CPC or CCS exam for Medical coders

Model Practice Questions for CPC or CCS exam for Medical coders
Which code(s) describe(s) selective catheterization, imaging, and infusion of verapamil over 20 minutes in the right ICA distribution, followed by a similar infusion in the left ICA distribution? 61645 61650 61650, 61651 61650, 61651, 36224-50, 75898 x       2. Which CPT code describes an inpatient-only procedure...
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Difference between Aftercare and Followup ICD 10 codes

Difference between Aftercare and Followup ICD 10 codes
Being a Medical coder, we always face new challenges in coding ICD 10 codes. In ICD 9 diagnosis codes, we were not so much confused because of limited number of codes. For example, earlier we used to code only one code for pregnancy complication irrespective of first, second...
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Sample CPC or CCS questions and Answers

Sample CPC or CCS questions and Answers
1. Which does not indicate the catheter was placed on the right side of the heart? Pulmonary artery Pulmonary wedge Right ventricle Aorta Read also: Sample Coded Surgery charts for Medical coders 2.Which can be coded separately by the physician’s office during a cardiac catheterization?1 Intravascular ultrasound Road...
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Best 5 Strategies to Crack CPC exam

Best 5 Strategies to Crack CPC exam
Exam always bring fear in our mind. When I left the school and college, I thought I will never have to face any more exams in future. But, it was not like that for me and other medical coders. When I entered into medical coding, I was not...
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How can Sample CPC papers help in clearing CPC exam?

How can Sample CPC papers help in clearing CPC exam?
Medical coding field is the best career option for all professionals. If you are very much interested in medical science, anatomy and physiology, you will surely enjoy being a medical coder. Yes, it takes time to completely gain knowledge about CPT codes, ICD codes, HCPCS codes etc. but...
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Coding tips for CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360

Coding tips for CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360
Basics about CPT code 96365, 96372, 96374 and 96360 Coding of diagnostic and therapeutic infusion, hydration are based on the stated hierarchy. As per the hierarchy, infusions should be coded primary to pushes, which is primary to injections. This hierarchy is to be followed in facility coding. However, for...
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How to Remove A (Apprentice) from CPC-A

How to Remove A (Apprentice) from CPC-A
CPC stands for Certified Professional Coder. CPC is an exam conducted by AAPC for medical coders or any professional who wants to make a career in medical coding. If you have visited AAPC website you can see there is n number of coders are being certified every month....
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Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79

Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79
Reporting procedures and services performed in the outpatient setting may create a challenge for coders when a return to the operating room for a related or unrelated procedure or service becomes necessary. There are different modifiers used for outpatient setting like 59, 76, 77, 58, 78, 79 etc....
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