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Certified Professional Coder™ Training Bootcamp

Advize Health has developed a 5-day, 4-night CPC™ Training Bootcamp. Our exclusive destination training course will bring you to the vibrant city of Tampa for a class specifically designed to suit your unique educational needs. Becoming a Certified Professional Coder™ is the next step in your medical career. Utilize the experience you’ve acquired over the…

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RN/LPN Certified Professional Coder™ Training Bootcamp

The clinical care community has relied on the unparalleled quality of care that nurses provide to patients for decades. Nurses are widely recognized as the backbone of the medical industry, with years of experience and schooling tucked beneath their nurse’s caps, but the rigors of the job can very easily lead to injury and burnout….

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Evaluation and Management Refresher Course

Uh Oh! This live event has passed! But don’t worry, you can still take the E/M Refresher class and get your CEU’s over at Advize University. This $41 refresher course will last approximately 1 hour and covers the basics of Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding/auditing. We’ve found that E/M doesn’t always get the attention it…

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Advize Health Online CPC Training Course

Self Directed/Online 6 Weeks – Our Self-Directed online course is open for 4 months after you begin. Experience the independence of self-study with the security of instructor assistance.  Instructor is available via email and student may schedule 1 hour with the instructor each week to discuss issues/practice test questions for 5 weeks.  Instructor will follow…

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Teaching Physician Guidelines

Billing and documentation guidelines are not the same in all 50 states. A statement such as, “I saw and evaluated the patient. I agree with the resident’s documentation,” may be acceptable in some states, but in other states, the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) would consider this to be a generic attestation, and require the teaching…

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CPT 2016 Updates Recap

New Year, New CPT Codes! CPT’s New Year’s Resolution isn’t to trim the fat, in fact, it’s expanding! New codes are being added for a variety of services as a result of data collected by the AMA. These new CPT changes are conducive to bundling services together, and to eliminate ambiguity with certain procedures that…

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You Be The Coder: November

Test your medical terminology knowledge! Can you match up the appropriate numbers from 1-10 that correspond to each of the medical terms? Visual exam of the urinary bladder Deficiency of red blood cells Pain in joint Inflammation of the small intestine Benign tumor of gland High blood sugar Removal of Kidney Red blood cell Removal…

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Enlight-10-ment: November

Reasons (other than disease) for Services Chapter 18 Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified (R00-R99) Patients often present with signs or symptoms that may point to several “working” diagnoses. These conditions are the reasons patients present for evaluation, testing and sometimes treatment without definitive diagnosis assignment or where one is…

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You Be The Coder: October

Can you identify what these medical abbreviations stand for? DOE ICP LBW NST PUD PWB AFB LUE NVD PAT Answers:  Dypsnea on Exertion Intra Cranial Pressure Low Birth Weight Non Stress Test Peptic Ulcer Disease Partial Weight Bearing Acid Fast Bacilli Left Upper Extremity Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia

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Compliance Corner – October

If a patient is deceased, may a covered entity disclose to a family member who was involved in the patient’s care or payment for healthcare prior to the death, PHI of the deceased? Answer: Yes, unless there is an expressed statement to the contrary. (45CR 164.510)