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Coding Course

The Career Catapult System

I'm excited to announce that Midnight Medical Coding is now offering a new online course! This is a 2 week online course that focuses on setting your career goal, writing your resume, applying for jobs and acing your interview. It is geared towards people who want to ultimately get into the medical coding/billing field. Includes:… Continue reading The Career Catapult System

Practice Report

Practice Report To Code

Here is a practice diagnostic radiology report to code. Code the ICD-10-CM and CPT. Please put your answers in the comment section. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at midnightmedicalcoding@gmail.com   Exam: MRI lumbar spine w/o contrast History: Lumbar back pain Technique: MRI of the lumbar spine was performed w/o… Continue reading Practice Report To Code

Advice, Diagnostic Radiology Coding Basics

How To Code A Diagnostic Radiology Report

Sometimes when people hear that diagnostic radiology coders can code 50+ reports an hour they are taken back for a minute. It sounds like a lot, and it is, but there's many factors to think about how someone can code that fast. For example, do they have an encoder? Are they coding both icd 10… Continue reading How To Code A Diagnostic Radiology Report

Preauthorizations

8 Steps-Getting a Preauth Approved

So while this isn't directly coding related and is a little different from the usual stuff on this blog, I thought this might be an important topic to cover for some of you out there. Let me just start by saying, I used to be one of those people who got scared just by the… Continue reading 8 Steps-Getting a Preauth Approved

Advice, ICD-10-CM Book Tabs, tutoring services

6 Tips For Passing Your Medical Coding Course

If you're reading this, you're probably enrolled in a medical coding course--which is awesome! There are a lot of good schools out there. Here is the kicker though--there is just a lot to learn. Most schools don't focus on a specific specialty, so you'll get an overview of everything. On one hand that is great.… Continue reading 6 Tips For Passing Your Medical Coding Course

medical coding tutor, tutoring services

Tutoring Services

Are any of you looking for a coding mentor? Some of you might not know this, but a million years ago I graduated from Temple University with my teaching degree. I taught for a while, but to make a really long story short, eventually I wanted a career change, and that is how I got… Continue reading Tutoring Services

Advice, common coding mistakes, ICD-10 Coding Tips, ICD-10-CM Book Tabs, ICD-10-CM Coding Tips, Youtube tutorial

The 1 Minute Coding Lesson Series

Hey All My Coding Friends, I'm happy to announce  a new video series called the "1 Minute Coding Lesson." Each video will be under a minute, and I'll be  talking about all things medical coding. It could be about ICD-10-CM, CPT, guidelines, common mistakes...you get the idea. There will be a new video added every… Continue reading The 1 Minute Coding Lesson Series

Diagnostic Radiology Coding Basics, Questions

Got Coding Questions?

  First things first, the medical coding world is tough right now. I don't have exact numbers, but many coders in all different specialties are furloughed or laid off due to Covid-19. I'd like to think that most of us will get our jobs back, but that's not really what this post is about. Make… Continue reading Got Coding Questions?