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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.

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12 Week Medical Coding Course

Live In Person/Online 12 Weeks – Our 12 week course teaches fundamental medical coding skills for professional services (physician office based) and prepares the student to take AAPC’s CPC exam. The course covers CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding and assures a brand knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct procedure and diagnosis codes. There will…

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You’re Credentialed – So What?

The following blog post was written by one of Advize Health’s most experienced auditors; Dawn Landry. No matter what we do in life, only experience makes us better. None of us walked, rode a bike, or swam perfectly the first time we tried. We had to invest time and effort into first learning and then…

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Advize Health’s Transgender Coding Webinar

More than 1.5M US adults identify as transgender, and they’re all in need of healthcare. As a medical coder and auditor you need to know what you’re documenting or reviewing, for the sake of the patients and your career. Join Advize Health and Grassi Healthcare Advisors for an exclusive webinar on behavioral and physical health…

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Coding for Tobacco Cessation Counseling

Late last month, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, announced her resignation in response to a Politico report exposing an unethical conflict of interest between Fitzgerald and the tobacco industry. The report reveals that the Trump administration’s top public health official purchased shares in Japan Tobacco, an organization that…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Becoming a CPC

Strategy is Key Becoming a Certified Professional Coder is no easy feat, and the exam administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is a long, grueling assessment. Of course, the exam will present CPCs-to-be questions on CPT codes, Evaluation and Management, the bodily systems, and the application of multiple code sets – but…

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2017 UDT Codes Refresher

As of January 1, 2017, providers who administer controlled substance testing should apply the proper and most current guidelines for L35724 – Controlled Substance Monitoring and Drugs of Abuse. Best Practices Ensure that services and procedures reported on submitted claims match the service(s) ordered by the physician. Remember that a maximum of one presumptive and…

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Think Twice Before Appending Modifiers

Coding Modifiers In the English language, a modifier is used to describe the who, what, how, why, and/or where of a situation. Coding modifiers perform the same role for medical coders and billers. These types of modifiers further describe procedure codes without altering its original definition. Modifiers can be found in both the CPT and…

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