Coding. Why does it keep changing?
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The blog (NicolettiNotes) is free. There are some short videos with the topic “Can I get paid to….,” and a Q&A section.
I use web resources all the time, and I’m sure you do too, whether you’re a subscriber or not.
I often start with Google, and use it as a starting point. We don’t code from Google, but it can point me in the right direction.
The AAPC Q&A forum, similarly, points me in the right direction. I’m grateful when coders answer questions with a source citation and view all Q&A forums with the appropriate amounts of gratitude and skepticism.
Definitive answers come from the CPT book and other AMA resources, The CPT Assistant and the CPT Changes, an Insider’s Guide, published annually. The CMS manual system contains a wealth of information.
I am always looking at the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12 but you might find other chapters are useful to you.Considering joining CodingIntel today!