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   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, 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

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 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?


5 Weird But Essential Things For Medical Coders

So I've been thinking about all the extra things I use on a daily basis for my job. I'm not talking about coding books or office supplies or anything like that. I'm talking about little things that just make the day a little easier and just more comfortable. Everything included here are products I really… Continue reading 5 Weird But Essential Things For Medical Coders


Cervical Spine Radiology CPT Codes

To have a bright future as a medical coder, you have to have a pretty good understanding of anatomy. Bear in mind, you won't have to memorize every little thing. But it is necessary to have at least a basic understanding, and that's the tip of the ice burg really. The more you know, the… Continue reading Cervical Spine Radiology CPT Codes

Diagnostic Radiology Coding Basics

New Facebook Group

Hey Everyone, I just started a new Facebook group. This is a public group, open to medical coders or medical coding students and it will focus on diagnostic radiology coding. Please consider joining us there! Here is the link to it  Thanks! Lindsay   Midnight Medical Coding Products You Might Be Interested In:   Learn… Continue reading New Facebook Group

Practice Report To Code

Practice Report To Code

For the blog post this week, I thought I'd share a report to code. This is a HIPAA compliant report and does not contain any PHI. Answers included at the bottom. Please feel free to comment or email me at if you have any questions 🙂     Ok- what do you think the… Continue reading Practice Report To Code

Coding Guidelines

Can You Code Symptoms And A Definitive Diagnosis Together?

If you've been an outpatient coder for a while, you may know the answer to this off the top of your head. However, if you're new to coding, you may not, so I thought it would be helpful to go over this guideline real quick. Before we even get started, I just wanted to say… Continue reading Can You Code Symptoms And A Definitive Diagnosis Together?


Diagnostic Radiology Coding Questions?

Hey Everyone, For this weeks blog post, I thought I'd have you guys ask me questions. What questions do YOU have about diagnostic radiology coding? It can be about CPT, ICD-10, guidelines etc. Is there anything you'd want me to answer? Please post in the comments below or send me an email at I'll… Continue reading Diagnostic Radiology Coding Questions?