How to Clear CPC exam in First Attempt

How to Clear CPC exam in First Attempt
Medical coding is always a booming career for healthcare professionals. In this field, you keep on learning new things and new facilities, which are very interesting to learn. I have never thought a numerical code can define disease or diagnosis and procedure. However, it is quite interesting from...
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Coding Guide for New CPT codes 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870

Coding Guide for New CPT codes 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870
To increase the space within the neural foramen and release nerve pressure to decrease pain, interspinous/interlaminar process stabilization/distraction device is placed. Interspinous device is placed within the vertebral spinous processes. Interlaminar devices are placed between adjoining lamina and spinous process. New CPT code 22867, 22868, 22869 and 22870...
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Amazing guide for CPT code for Angiogram in Surgery

Amazing guide for CPT code for Angiogram in Surgery
Basics about CPT code for Angiogram  For percutaneous surgery, it is very important to code the angiography codes for studying the arteries or veins. In interventional radiology, we have many CPT codes for angiograms that are specific are each artery or vein. These Angiogram procedure codes are little...
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Amazing tips for CPT code 19281, 19283, 19285 and 19287

Amazing tips for CPT code 19281, 19283, 19285 and 19287
  Breast biopsies are very common procedure in interventional radiology coding. When I started coding breast biopsy, I used to code the biopsy and imaging guidance separately. But, later with new updates, CPT codes for breast biopsy and imaging guidance were bundled. This has made the job of...
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How to Prepare and Clear CPC Exam

How to Prepare and Clear CPC Exam
To make a career in medical coding, one has to be a certified coder from AAPC and AHIMA. To clear the coding exam, the coder has to know in and out about medical coding and billing. Since the last decade, the number of certified medical coders has increased...
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Suture Removal CPT code Coding Guide

Coding tips for Suture Removal CPT code
I know there are many scenarios where we are unable to find the correct CPT code. Especially when we are coding surgery procedure codes, mostly the minor procedures will be included in the main surgery CPT code. Same happen while using modifier like 24, 25 ,27 etc. which...
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KickASS ICD 10 Coding tips for Pathological Fractures

KickASS ICD 10 Coding tips for Pathological Fractures
What is a Pathological Fracture? Fractures can be coded as traumatic or non-traumatic fractures. As we grow older, our bone density starts decreasing. Due to decrease in density, we may suffer from osteopenia or osteoporosis. Due to less bone density in old age, the bones get fractures even...
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MRI Cpt codes guide for coders in Radiology facility

MRI Cpt codes in radiology
MRI CPT codes in Radiology facility MRI codes are used very frequently in radiology and interventional radiology facility. MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) is done to find any abnormality related to soft tissues. Most of the report with MRI in radiology is done on Joints and Non-joints. The main...
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New DEXA bone density scan cpt code 2015

New DEXA bone density cpt code 2015
Bone density CPT code 2015 (DEXA scan) Bone density scan is performed to check the density of bones. We use to do bone density scan to check osteopenia (733.90, ICD10-M85.80) or osteoporosis (733.00, ICD10-M81.0) present in bone. Sometimes coders use Screening for bone density or osteoporosis ICD 10...
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