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Tackle Twin Amniocentesis Challenge

30th June 2010
As an ob-gyn coder, you will face various coding challenges. For instance, you may be bowled over by questions such as this: Question: I know we can report amniocentesis for twins by different ways, based on CPT Assistant. I have heard the best way is to... Read >

COBGC Certification - Become A Key Player in Your Practice

04th June 2010
When a coder gets herself a certification, she becomes a certified medical coder. She may additionally choose to go for a specialty certification to expand her coding know how. For instance, if you are an ob-gyn coder, you may choose to obtain a Certified... Read >

Get CEUs for less or no cost at all

02nd June 2010
Continued Education Units (CEUs) are designed to support certification or recertification of professionals with certificates to practice in their profession. One CEU is equivalent to 10 hours (1 hour = 60 minutes) of participation in organized continuing ... Read >

2010 CPT updates for cardiology: 36145 and 75790 take the exit door

15th February 2010
The trend toward guidance-inclusive codes does not seem to be slowing. CPT 2010 outs 36145 and 75790 and instead instructs you to consider the following new surgical codes which include imaging: • 36147, • +36148. If the initial evaluation (361... Read >

Pediatric coding: Code 799.82 for dicey ALTE diagnosis

13th January 2010
We have stepped into the new year with a bang alright, but we also have lots of challenges coming our way. One, would be mastering all the 2010 ICD-code changes affecting your specialty. 2010 ICD-9 code changes make life easier for you in a lot many wa... Read >

HCPCS Level II Codes: An insight

01st August 2009
Established in 1978, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is a two-tiered system - AMA's CPT and HCPCS Level II. These days, HCPCS I (CPT) and Level II codes must be reported for most medical services and supplies provided in outpatient setti... Read >
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