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How to improve your Skills in Medical Coding

How to improve your Skills in Medical Coding
Medical coding is a great career option for most of the professionals. But, in any field one has to keep learning to be ahead in this competitive world. Such competition is also there between medical coders. Coding CPT and ICD code for a medical report is not easy...
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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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New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9

New Z codes in ICD-10 for V codes of ICD-9
Z Codes in ICD-10 In ICD-10 we will have many changes for ICD-9 codes. In new codes we will see complete change in the number or digits as well as the use of alphabets in ICD-10. As we know the amount of codes have also increased significantly in...
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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 medical coding 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...
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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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