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  Midnight Medical Coding is owned and managed by Lindsay Della Vella BS, COC. Our mission is to provide high quality, affordable educational materials related to diagnostic radiology coding. We supply free youtube tutorials, blog posts, discussions on social media, and practice radiology coding exercises. Our main products are 30-60 minute on-demand diagnostic radiology coding webinars. To have a… Continue reading Welcome

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Coding Challenge 7

Please code the CPT and ICD-10-CM code for this report. This report is HIPAA compliant and does not contain PHI.   Exam- Right hip including pelvis 2-3 views Date- June 4, 2018 #1111222222 Exam-Hip x-ray right including pelvis 2-3 views Clinical History- Right hip pain Comparison- hip x ray 2/4/17 Technique- 2 views of the… Continue reading Coding Challenge 7

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Coding Challenge 6

Please read the report below and code the CPT and the ICD-10-CM Code. Please keep in mind that these reports are designed to be as realistic as possible, but everything is HIPAA compliant so the information is not real. *For the tomo, please use the HCPCS code. *************************************************************** Procedure- Bilateral Diagnostic Mammogram with Tomo History-… Continue reading Coding Challenge 6

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X-Ray Coding–A Walk-Through With Examples

If you're new to radiology coding, or just want to learn more about it, this is a good video for you to watch. It is a quick 5 minute tutorial where I go over the format of an x ray report and the elements that should be included. There is also a practice report in… Continue reading X-Ray Coding–A Walk-Through With Examples

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Coding Challenge 5

Please code the ICD-10-CM and CPT code for this report. To check your answers, click the link at the bottom of the report. ABC Hospital Patient Name- Jon Doe Date- 1/1/18 Referring Dr- Dr Smith Exam- US Renal ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Procedure- US Renal History- Routine check of renal cysts Technique-2D images Findings- Complete evaluation of the… Continue reading Coding Challenge 5

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Medical Coding Job Search Tip: Make A Portfolio

So if you're out there right now looking for a medical coding job, I'm sure you realize how tough it is. Many places require experience to get hired and even then , sometimes experienced coders have a tough time too. There are some small things you can do to help you have more success with… Continue reading Medical Coding Job Search Tip: Make A Portfolio

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Coding Tip- Always Follow Client Guidelines

Ok, well this might be a no-brainer, but always follow client guidelines. I know you already have to think about all of the 'real' coding guidelines, but that does not mean that clients don't have their own that you must follow too. This makes your job as a coder a little more difficult because there's… Continue reading Coding Tip- Always Follow Client Guidelines

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Recommendation- Read This Book To Learn How To Do Well On Interviews

Everyone knows it can be really tough to get that first medical coding job. People will give you all kinds of tips--such as "get a foot in the door job" or "apply to everything!" While there definitely is some value in that advice, something that I think that is often overlooked is the interview process… Continue reading Recommendation- Read This Book To Learn How To Do Well On Interviews