Medical Coding Study Groups For April 2023 For April, all medical coding study groups will focus on ICD-10-CM coding and we will complete questions as a group. There will be some fill in the blank questions and some multiple choice. You can sign up for 1, 2, 3 or 4 sessions. Each session will… Continue reading Medical Coding Study Groups For April 2023
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What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?
What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?This was a question that I have come across a few times recently. Basically new coders (or people thinking of becoming a coder) are wondering this. I could see why this would be a concern. Medical coders are held to a very high standard both by ourselves… Continue reading What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?
Believe In Yourself
I remember being a little kid and having all these big dreams. At one point I wanted to be a veterinarian. A few years later I wanted to be an astronaut. I think I even wanted to be a doctor. I think these are all really common things for a kid to want to be… Continue reading Believe In Yourself
How I Make the ICD-10-CM Book Tabs
Ok I'm sure you guys already know this, but the new ICD-10-CM Codes for 2023 went into effect a few days ago on October 1st. I've been making and selling the tabs since 2018, but I realized the other day that I never made a video showing the process. So here it is 🙂 To… Continue reading How I Make the ICD-10-CM Book Tabs
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 email@example.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
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
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
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