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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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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 coding tips for Zoonotic Bacterial Diseases

ICD 10 coding tips for Zoonotic Bacterial Diseases Many ICD 10 codes have been added for Bacterial diseases. There ICD 10 codes are very specific for each bacterial disease. As we know, there are many bacterial diseases like plaque, anthrax  etc.These diseases and infection have a particular specific...
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ICD 10 coding tips for Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis diagnosis has a long list of ICD 10 codes. In ICD 9, the diagnosis codes were very limited, but with the use ICD 10 codes, the number of diagnosis codes for tuberculosis has increased significantly. The new ICD 10 codes for tuberculosis are very specific as well...
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Top ICD 10 coding tips for HIV

Top ICD 10 coding tips for HIV
Coding guidelines for HIV We have separate coding guidelines for coding HIV in ICD 10. There can be the lot of confusion of coding HIV, AIDS and HIV related diseases, hence we should always follow the ICD 10 coding guidelines. There are few specific points one should remember...
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ICD 10 codes for Myocardial Infarction Coding Guide

ICD 10 codes for Myocardial Infarction Coding Guide
Acute myocardial infarction is divided into two categories ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) in ICD 10 coding. These ICD 10 codes identify the sites for acute myocardial infarction. For STEMI, subcategories I21.0-I21.2 and code I21.3 are used and NSTEMI and nontransmural...
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ICD 10 code for diabetes type 2 for Medical coders

ICD 10 code for diabetes type 2 for Medical coders
Diabetes is a very big section in ICD 10 codes. Chronic condition like diabetes need to be coded perfectly. Today we are going to discuss about ICD 10 code for diabetes type 2. Category E11 consists of diabetes type 2 ICD 10 codes. As we know, any specified type...
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Best Coding tips for Heart Failure ICD 10 codes

Best Coding tips for Heart Failure ICD 10 codes
We have their has been significant changes in the number of diagnosis codes in ICD 10 version. When we were using ICD 9 codes we never has to confusion in choosing the correct codes except few complicate ones like sepsis, pregnancy complications etc. But, in ICD 10 codes...
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