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2024 ICD-10-CM changes Part 2 - Diagnosis code changes
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2024 ICD-10-CM changes Part 2 - Diagnosis code changes

2024 ICD-10-CM changes review Part 2 where we have a look at new and updated diagnosis codes for commonly coded conditions. This is not the full list of changes, we continue in Part 3 with the rest of the changes. 00:27 - Hypertension 01:37 - Coronary artery disease 02:49 - Parkinson's disease 04:22 - Migraine coding 05:09 - Epilepsy 05:50 - Osteoporosis 06:36 - Signs and symptoms 08:59 - Sickle Cell Disease 10:48 - Appendicitis 11:33 - Covid-19 screening Medical coding study tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d0nIB4gKbo CPT tabbing tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhk2hEK00bI ICD-10-CM tabbing tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvfgiMrlXfs More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com #cpmaexamprep #icd10cm #medicalcodingupdates © 2023 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2023 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CCS-P exam CPB exam CPC exam CPMA exam CCS-P exam CEDC exam CEMC exam AAPC specialty credential exam
Which certification is harder, CIC or CCS?
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Which certification is harder, CIC or CCS?

Which certification is better CIC or CCS? Inpatient coding certifications from AAPC and AHIMA are similar, but with several differences. Which one should you choose and why? Is the CCS harder, than the CIC or the other way around? More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com POA basics (whate are present on admission indicators and who needs them): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jklTbuV2adw POA indicators Y and N: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nIu4KvZgFM POA indicators U, W and exempt poa codes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbqmb9CILhM POA excempt code list: https://www.cms.gov/files/zip/fy-2022-present-admission-poa-exempt-list-updated-02152022.zip MS-DRG assignment detailed review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAQu-Xep6IE Using 2023 ICD-10-PCS guidelines #ccsexamprep #inpatientcoding #cicexamprep © 2022 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the test are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. The perfect resource for medical coding auditing students and any practicing coding auditor! Medical coding credential most affected: topic related questions can come up on: CCS exam CIC exam
Tabbing the CPT book - how to tab medical coding books
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Tabbing the CPT book - how to tab medical coding books

Tabbing the CPT book aka how to tab medical coding books? Having reviewed the ICD-10-PCS and ICD-10-CM book tabbing methods, we move on to CPT for some ideas and recommendations. Remember, there is no 1 correct way of doing this, so don't be afraid to check several resources and create your own style! :) More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com ICD-10-CM book tabbing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvfgiMrlXfs ICD-10-PCS book tabbing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JOiGBnGQcY New CPT appendix, Appendix R: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcrI_9Cxj-M 5 unusual tips for medical coding students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d0nIB4gKbo #medicalcodingtraining #medicalcodingforbeginners #medicalcodingandbilling © 2022 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2022 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CPC exam COC exam CIC exam CDEI exam CDEO exam CRC exam CPB exam CPMA exam CEMC exam AAPC Specialty exams CCS exam CCS-P exam etc.
How to tab the ICD 10 CM book - medical coding tabbing system
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How to tab the ICD 10 CM book - medical coding tabbing system

Today we review how to tab the ICD 10 CM book as part of our 'medical coding tabbing system' series. Diagnosis coding using the ICD-10-CM book is necessary for all medical coding exams, thus it is essential to have a good tabbing system. For further tips and tricks on coding, tabbing and medical coding exam time management, see our other videos, links below. :) More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com NCCI edits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJEpFn63kKs&list=PLiWR8p1BbydH2RpglAaP-WtqN3GOWomay Inpatient coding / billing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JOiGBnGQcY&list=PLiWR8p1BbydExMkRyerhgpCpgr5B3ivR- Outpatient coding concepts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXW6ZtuCE_E&list=PLiWR8p1BbydEeYxzMaokDargQ857f8jez #medicalcodingtraining #medicalcodingforbeginners #medicalcodingandbilling © 2022 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2022 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CPC exam COC exam CIC exam CDEI exam CDEO exam CRC exam CPB exam CPMA exam CEMC exam AAPC Specialty exams CCS exam CCS-P exam etc.
CPT 2022 updates - new Appendix besides Appendix R!
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CPT 2022 updates - new Appendix besides Appendix R!

CPT 2022 updates brought a lot of new codes and guideline clarifications, but also new appendices! We have already reviewed Appendix R for Digital Medicine, but what is this one about?! Let's see! More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com/freebies Appendix R review for Digital Medicine services: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcrI_9Cxj-M Appendix S: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/cpt-appendix-s.pdf #CCSexamprep #cpcexam #medicalcodingandbilling © 2022 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2022 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: COC exam CCS exam CPB exam CPC exam CPMA exam CCS-P exam AAPC specialty credential exam
CCVTC vs CCC credential from AAPC - what is the difference?
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CCVTC vs CCC credential from AAPC - what is the difference?

What is the difference between the CCVTC and CCC credentials from AAPC? These 2 are the most similar amongst AAPC specialty credentials, so no wonder if choosing between them is hard. But it is not impossible! In this episode we review the main differences as they relate to: employment, anatomy covered, CPT coding and exam experience. 00:00 CCC and CCVTC earning potential 01:19 Is the ccc or the ccvtc harder 04:00 What is the difference between the CCC and CCVTC CPT codes 05:36 CCC exam review and CCVTC exam review More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com/freebies AAPC specialty coding training review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU2SLl4x0y4 CCC exam review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pgt5zs4AfCk CCVTC exam review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3WByKyQFG0 AAPC Study guides: CCC: https://www.aapc.com/training/cardiology-coding-manual.aspx CCVTC: https://www.aapc.com/training/cardiovascular-thoracic-coding-manual.aspx #aapc #medicalcodingcourse #medicalcodingandbilling © 2021 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CPC exam CPMA exam CPB exam COC exam AAPC specialty credential exam CDEI ecam CDEO exam The perfect resource for medical coding auditing students and any practicing coding auditor!
E&M coding explained - E/M modifier 25 with example for beginners
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E&M coding explained - E/M modifier 25 with example for beginners

E&M coding explained: E/M modifier 25 with example for beginners. Evaluation and management coding guidelines can be overwhelming but they are also very easy and understandible once you know what they are talking about. In this episode we review how to decide whether modifier 25 will be necessary on an E/M code. More coding help at: https://www.thecodingguild.com/freebies How to navigate the E/M leveling tables: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdA0kF4nXSs Time based E/M coding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6njqsvcCXIE Global surgical modifiers: Part 1 - concept and billing review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EICZGJ5K4pA Part 2 - more exotic global days and advanced info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ky5WmK2ylfc #medicalcoding #evaluationandmanagement #medicalbillingandcoding © 2021 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CPC exam CPMA exam CPB exam COC exam AAPC specialty credential exam CCS exam CCA exam CCS-P exam RHIT exam RHIA exam any medical coding exam really :) The perfect resource for medical coding auditing students and any practicing coding auditor!
Cardiology coding exam - AAPC specialty medical coding exam review
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Cardiology coding exam - AAPC specialty medical coding exam review

AAPC specialty medical coding exam review for the cardiology coding exam. Is the CCC exam hard? What are the cardiology exam questions? How to study for this AAPC coding specialty and other questions answered! AAPC CCC study guide table of contents: https://cache.aapc.com/cache/pdf/ccc_study_guide_sample_pages.pdf More coding help and 2021 simplified E/M audit sheet grid at: https://www.thecodingguild.com/freebies CCC vs. CCVTC review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-ZQTaGkoFA AAPC specialty coding training review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU2SLl4x0y4 NCCI all 3 parts with examples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJEpFn63kKs&list=PLiWR8p1BbydH2RpglAaP-WtqN3GOWomay Time based E/M coding and 2021 guidelines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TghW-jwPktw&list=PLiWR8p1BbydFuROXQGaA_SK4dOTiJlYXP AAPC CCVTC exam experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3WByKyQFG0 #medicalcoding #medicalbillingandcoding #medicalcodingcourse © 2021 The Coding Guild Ltd. Co. All rights reserved. ***** DISCLAIMER ***** AMA disclaimer CPT® copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association. All CPT® codes presented in the video are used under the Fair Use provision of copyright law, for educational purposes. Legal disclaimer Names, places, dates of birth and other personally identifiable information used in the video are entirely fictitious. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, businesses, events, or locales is purely coincidental. The author doesn't accept responsibility or liability for any adverse outcome originating from using the contents of this video. While due effort was taken, inaccuracies and errors might occur and be present. The content is provided ‘as-is’, without warranty. The author does not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All revenue cycle related decisions must be based on individual payer policies and financial and / or legal counsel, as necessary. Following advice in this video does not guarantee payment of services, avoidance of audits, passing grades on board or other exams or passing pre-employment tests. The aim of this video is to educate HIM professionals on the application of medical coding and billing rules and guidelines. The described scenarios are fictional, so are all 'treatments' outlined in the examples. The creator of this video is not licensed to practice medicine in any capacity and thus does not advise, endorse or otherwise recommend any treatment modality, drug or dosage for any disease or conditions mentioned in the content. The example scenarios are not intended to be interpreted as, or substitute medical advice or medical education. Seek medical counsel from a legally authorized healthcare practitioner for any and all questions regarding your, or others' medical care or medical training. Medical coding certifications affected: this topic is to be expected on the: CCC exam (Certified Cardiology Coder) AAPC specialty credential exam CCVTC exam (Certified Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder) The perfect resource for medical coding auditing students and any practicing coding auditor!
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