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Get Ready to Clear CPC exam in 2017

Get Ready to Clear CPC exam in 2017
The requirement of medical coders is increasing day by day. If you are visiting AAPC website, you can check in their monthly newsletters, the number of CPC-A, CPC. COC, CIRCC etc. newly certified coders with their names. So, the demand for coders is growing in the market, may...
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Super tips for clearing 2017 CPC exams

Super tips for clearing 2017 CPC exams
In 2017, many of us will have new resolution in New Year. Some of them will be trying for clearing certification in 2017 and make a successful career in medical coding. Today we will share some tips about how to get prepared for CPC (Certified Professional Coder) exam....
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Coding tips for Suture Removal CPT code

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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ICD 10 Coding tips for Back pain

ICD 10 Coding tips for Back pain
We already know that there is a big difference between ICD 9 and ICD 10 codes. Since the time I have started using ICD 10 codes, I have seen many challenges in diagnosis coding. For example, the concept of Excludes 1 and Excludes 2,  the initial subsequent encounter...
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ICD 10 code for COPD guide for Medical coders

ICD 10 code for COPD guide for Medical coders
Their is a very frequently coded ICD 10 code in respiratory system. This disease is very dangerous can lead to death as well. I am talking about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Also, there are multiple combination codes with ICD 10 code for COPD in diagnosis coding. For...
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ICD 10 coding list for Spirochetal diseases

ICD 10 coding list for Spirochetal diseases
There is a long list of ICD 10 codes for Spirochetal diseases. The code list come in the range of A65 to A69 category.  Medical coder should know all the codes in the ICD 10 code list. As you can see we have separate ICD 10 codes for...
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Superb ICD 10 coding tips for Sepsis

Superb ICD 10 coding tips for Sepsis
There is separate ICD 10 coding guideline for coding sepsis, severe sepsis and Septic shock. We have to code multiple or more than one ICD 10 code for coding sepsis. Many coders make lot of mistakes in coding Sepsis. Hence, it is very important to know about the...
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ICD 10 coding tips for Unspecified Bacterial diseases

Other specified and Unspecified are the ICD 10 codes should be always used carefully. When the specific ICD 10 code is available, we are not supposed to report any other specified or unspecified ICD 10 code. Coding for NEC (Not Elsewhere Classified) and NOS (Not otherwise Specified) have...
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