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Would also like a copy of the cheat sheet. Thank You
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Hi,

I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?

I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only side. I've seen several threads where people are requesting them via fax from other people, but the original posts are several years old. (So I'm not sure if those people are still active on here. :))

Does anyone have one that could help with 22551/22552/22554/63075/63081 type stuff? (fusions, corpectomy, discectomy, etc) Lumbar area would be great, too!

Thanks so much in advance!
 

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Cheat Sheet

Hi,

I've searched all over the internet and I cannot locate a spine coding cheat sheet. Does anyone have one by chance?

I don't need the ICD-10 information, as I'm mainly looking for the CPT only side. I've seen several threads where people are requesting them via fax from other people, but the original posts are several years old. (So I'm not sure if those people are still active on here. :))

Does anyone have one that could help with 22551/22552/22554/63075/63081 type stuff? (fusions, corpectomy, discectomy, etc) Lumbar area would be great, too!

Thanks so much in advance!

Hi Becki,

I do different surgery areas but the back is giving me the most trouble. I just get so confused and the more I read the more my mind says your not getting it....lol How are you making out and do you have any suggestions?

Thank you
Cathy
 

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Hi Cathy!

It IS very confusing, especially if you can't tell the approach in the actual body of the op report. I've had so many issues with how to spot in the records whether 63056 or 63047 were being done. (they're so similar, and if the Dr. never mentions pedicles, how can I tell 63056 was done??) I don't want to read the header part and code from there, since we're always taught that's a no-no. I can't say I'm really any further ahead than I was 2 months ago, haha... I am taking the COSC exam in April, and I've heard there are a decent amount of spine questions, so I'm thrilled (insert crazy emoji face, lol)....
 
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I am in the same boat. Neuro was just thrown at me and I am trying really, really hard to make friends with it, but it is getting the best of me. Any "cheat sheet" that could help me would be great!!
Thanks, Sherry
 
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Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.
 
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Hi! I am new to the ortho spine surgery codes!!! Would love that cheat sheet also and will followup with webinars etc to obtain further knowledge as I go along...thank you
Cindy.....
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That would be awesome for you to share that cheat sheet...new to ortho spine surgery codes and any help would be appreciated!

Cindy...CPB
 

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Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.


Can I get a copy of this Cheat sheet.

Thank you
Teresa
 

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Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.

Hello my name is Maria can I get a cheat sheet as well I plan on taking my Cosc exam by the end of the year.
 

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Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.
Can I please get a copy of the cheat sheet? Lwright1215@icloud.com
 
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Can I get a copy of this Cheat sheet.

Thank you
Teresa
Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.
I would appreciate a copy of it. Thanks! mcbillings9@gmail.com
 
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Hi everyone! I have sent a few messages to those who were requesting a cheat sheet, offering what was given to me when I first started. I just realized some of you requested this a few years ago! OOPS! But if there is anyone else that needs one, feel free to reach out to me.

Can you please send me a copy of this? boramk5@yahoo.com thank you :)
 
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Hi Cathy!

It IS very confusing, especially if you can't tell the approach in the actual body of the op report. I've had so many issues with how to spot in the records whether 63056 or 63047 were being done. (they're so similar, and if the Dr. never mentions pedicles, how can I tell 63056 was done??) I don't want to read the header part and code from there, since we're always taught that's a no-no. I can't say I'm really any further ahead than I was 2 months ago, haha... I am taking the COSC exam in April, and I've heard there are a decent amount of spine questions, so I'm thrilled (insert crazy emoji face, lol)....
I am considering taking the COSC test very soon. I am not very strong in Spine as the Orthopedic doctor I work for does not perform any of these. Do you have any tips or have found anything in the internet to possibly help prepare for the exam. I have the COSC Study Guide, this has some information about spine but not enough detail. Any input would be appreciated. Thank you
 
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