TOP 10 Websites for Medical coders for CPC preparation
Today internet has made this world so small, that we can learn anything by sitting at any corner of this world. Yes, for medical coders also we have a lot of information available in internet which can help you to increase your knowledge in medical coding. When I was a coder, I used to surf internet and follows few of the websites which provides very useful information to me. This information might help you in preparation for CPC exam. You can even get some solved sample medical charts which will even help you more. These websites keep on sharing the updates as well as the important key tips for coding CPT, HCPCS and ICD 10 codes. Let us check these websites in detail.
AAPC (American Association of Professional Coders) is the best place for certified coders and non-certified coders. If you are become a Certified Professional coder (CPC), you have access to some of the useful information provided on this website like the monthly newsletter. Also, CPC certified coders has the opportunity to post their queries in the AAPC forum. Non-certified coders can view these forums but are not allowed to post any questions or answers. Forum is the best place, where highly certified medical coders are available to solve your queries. I, being not perfect in surgery coding, always post my queries in discussion forums, and I always get replies from the highly experienced certified coders. Also, AAPC blog is available for non-certified, which is very useful to know about the updates in medical coding, billing, audit and compliance.
This website has everything which a coder need. It has articles from all the facility like ED, radiology, surgery, outpatient, inpatient etc. which increases your knowledge. The best part of this website is the Quizzes. The questions in this quiz help you to brush up knowledge and remain update in the field of medical coding. Justcoding also has website where it shares similar information named as hcpro.com. If you have premium account, you can get access to some the best information of healthcare industry.
Since the time ICD 10 has replaced ICD 9, we have a lot of articles about these new diagnosis codes. ICD10 watch is the only blog which share all the information related to ICD 10 codes. I know we have few issues like Coding Z codes, pregnancy complication codes, excludes 1 and excludes 2 notes etc. in ICD 10, but if you follow the ICD 10 coding guidelines, they are easy to apply. I follow this blog regularly to improve my skills in the field of medical coding.
This is also a helpful website for medical coders. The blog on this website share information about EMR/EHR (electronic health records), coding, billing etc. which are useful to know in healthcare industry. It has shared few articles telling the effect of ICD 10 codes in the billing department.
This is the best website for Medical coders who want to earn CEU (continuing education units). Supercoder provides vital information about CPT code, ICD 10, HCPCS codes and modifiers. If you have a premium account in supercoder, you can access more quality articles in this website. It also has coding newsletters which shares regular updates in the field of medical coding.
This is the best place to find a code. This website gives easy access to all the information related to medical coding. You can easily search ICD 10, HCPCS and CPT code in this website. It has a free account and a premium account. If you have a premium account, you can access more quality information in find a code.
This the best place to find articles from all the facility. If you want to share your articles you can just register and share your articles in this website. It has some of the best articles in the related to surgery coding, ED, billing and modifiers used in medical coding. I myself refer few articles related to surgery which mostly resolves my queries.
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) is a best place to clear your coding queries related to musculoskeletal system. This website has a lot of useful information regarding coding repair of knee tear, fractures, bone injuries etc. It also had some of the quality images or pictures of joints, muscles and bones, which help us to understand more about the topic.
This is also one the best website for the medical coders. This website mainly deals with the coding, billing and auditing updates. It has a lot of helpful articles regarding ICD 10 codes and its effect on coding production.
This website is best for the professionals who want to enter into the field of medical coding. This blog shares the advantages of choosing medical coding as a career. Also, it shares the salary of medical coders and its growth in the healthcare industry.