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Urology coding: Stay on top of CCI 16 edits

23rd February 2010
These days, a urology coder's hands are already full trying to walk through the maze of all 2010 CPT changes. To make things worse for her, the latest CCI (correct coding initiative) edits version 16.0 ties her hands on some code pairings, including the n... Read >

A thorough preparation key to your success at your CPC exam

27th January 2010
A good preparation certainly plays a key role in your passing the CPC exam, since it's a tough exam to get through. But how do you prepare yourself when you're so caught up in your busy schedules in today's fast-paced world? Preparing yourself for the CPC... Read >

CPC-H practice exams will help you know how you’ll fare

07th January 2010
Today, health care is complex and requires expertise in proper coding payment for procedures, services, equipment and supplies provided to patients. A CPC-H is someone who has achieved a measurable level of knowledge and expertise in coding of services, p... Read >

Take a Practice Test to Crack Your CPC Coding Exam

07th July 2009
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification affirms a coding professional's experience and knowledge of medical coding. In order to get that certification, you need to have a go at a grueling 5½ hour CPC exam. The eligibility for this exam is ... Read >

CPT Medical Coding Guidelines for Critical Care

15th April 2009
CPT medical coding or Current Procedural Terminology is the explanation of a procedure or service, identified with a five-digit code and descriptor nomenclature. The five-digit code and the descriptor explain the clinical procedures that were performed by... Read >

What the CPC Means to You

13th March 2009
The AAPC's CPC certification is the gold standard for physician and outpatient facility coders. In fact, many employers won't even hire a coder unless she or he holds a CPC because it demonstrates that the coder is accurate, ethical and experienced. So ... Read >