Author "Brenda Edwards"

By Brenda Edwards
Jun 9th, 2015
By Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC Have you ever planned a project, and when you begin you find that it isn’t going to work out as planned? You run into a snag that make it take twice as long, or maybe you find that you can’t complete the ...
By Brenda Edwards
In ICD-10
May 7th, 2015
I love AAPC local chapters and I present to a number of chapters every year. In fact, I had the pleasure of presenting this past weekend to a good sized audience in a neighboring chapter. It was a presentation on documentation-will today’s documentat...
By Brenda Edwards
In Coding
Apr 6th, 2015
By Brenda Edwards, CPC,CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC I hope many of you were able to attend HEALTHCON in Las Vegas last week; what a whirlwind four days! Many excellent topics were covered, including coding, billing, auditing, compliance, practice manag...
By Brenda Edwards
Mar 3rd, 2015
By Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC A new category of evaluation and management (E/M) services was introduced in January. Chronic Care Management (CCM) services are provided to a patient who has two or more chronic conditions expected to la...
By Brenda Edwards
In Coding
Jun 1st, 2014
Make learning fun and tab up your books for easy code look up. Your brain may be programmed like mine. I see ICD-9-CM codes everywhere I look: license plates, addresses … anything numeric. I talk in code to my coding friends. I have a friend who put ...