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
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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?
ICD-10-CM Coding For COVID-19
It's only a matter of time before medical coders will be coding charts that mention COVID-19. The CDC has released info on how to properly code this diagnosis. Go here to read their guidelines. Midnight Medical Coding Products You Might Be Interested In: Tabs for the ICD-10-CM Book: Get 60 printed, multi-colored, double-sided… Continue reading ICD-10-CM Coding For COVID-19
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
Review of Asus USB Portable Monitor
Well, this isn't specifically about coding, but it's related. Anyone out there use 2 monitors for coding at home? For starters, in case you're wondering but are afraid to ask--No this post does not have affiliate links and I don't "get" anything for writing this. I wanted to write a review on a monitor I… Continue reading Review of Asus USB Portable Monitor
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
4 Proven Ways To Stay Up To Date In The Medical Coding Industry
It's not secret that the medical coding world is always changing. Every year there are new codes and new guidelines. You have to buy new books and read through the new codes and make sure you understand them. But there is more to it than that. You have to continue on with your own professional… Continue reading 4 Proven Ways To Stay Up To Date In The Medical Coding Industry
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions 🙂 Ok- what do you think the… Continue reading Practice Report To Code
Eli Global, LLC Charged With Public Corruption and Bribery
Ok, you might have read the title of this post and wondered why I'd even be writing about this. This is after all a medical coding blog right? Eli Global, LLC probably does not ring a bell. At least for me it didn't when I first read about this. I was like Eli Global, LLC?… Continue reading Eli Global, LLC Charged With Public Corruption and Bribery
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?