modifiers

Difference Between Modifiers 76 and 77

For this week, I thought I'd talk about 2 common modifiers used in diagnostic radiology--modifier 76 and 77. Let's be honest though--talking about modifiers is probably not the most exciting coding thing to talk about--but it's important. I'll do my best to explain it in such a way that you actually read the whole article… Continue reading Difference Between Modifiers 76 and 77

ICD-10 Coding Tips

Beginners Guide To Coding Fractures Using ICD-10-CM- Part 1

I have to admit, I was a little disturbed this week after reading through comments on a Facebook post. The post was about the different 7th characters and what they mean and when to add them. This is something that can be confusing for sure. The question was fine--it was the answers that scared me… Continue reading Beginners Guide To Coding Fractures Using ICD-10-CM- Part 1

Coding Course

Intro To X-Ray CPT Coding Class Is On Sale!

  Intro To X-Ray CPT Coding- Learn The 50 Most Common X-Ray CPT Codes is on sale. Today only! There are literally hundreds of CPT codes used in diagnostic radiology coding. Trouble is, these codes are not focused on in many general coding classes. This leaves new coders barely scraping by once they're on the… Continue reading Intro To X-Ray CPT Coding Class Is On Sale!

Coding Course

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Are you a medical coder or medical coding student who wants to learn more about diagnostic radiology coding? There are A LOT of codes in the CPT book and you're probably only familiar with the ones you use everyday. So, if you're a coder in another specialty, or a coding student, you might not know… Continue reading On Sale Now!

Youtube tutorial

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