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Help With Surgery Coding References

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    I have been coding radiology for 12 years now and I have just taken a position that will be coding for surgeons. I would love if anyone has some great sources for education. I have no surgery background whatsoever. My new job has offered to pay for a class/seminar for some general training. I have heard ZHealth but is there any others or any program in particular that someone can suggest? I am starting my new job in 2 weeks and have to come up with something by that time. Please, any advice or suggestions are greatly appreciated. Also, I am going to be doing E/M and have no experience with those codes either. I can read up on those in the books but are there any sites that offer guidelines or how to's? Thank you so much for your time.
    Jennifer, CPC

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    What type of surgery coding will you be doing? Check out karenzupko.com for helpful surgery coding tips and emuniversity.com is a free website that is very helpful for E&M coding. If you will be doing Ortho I've got several awesome ortho websites to suggest! Good luck!

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    There are so many good resources. Using this forum is a great help also! There is so much that you can learn right here. Good luck!!

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    Thanks. I will be doing every type of surgery except ortho. Although, I wouldn't mind learning that some day! I would like to find a site that might even have a disc to purchase that I can refer back to if necessary. If someone has a suggestion on that, I appreciate it. Thanks for the suggestions so far.

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