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    Are we allowed to write in our books just as we could for the other exams such as CPC?

    Thank you


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbus, OH


    Don't see why not.
    Melanie Zinser, RMC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC
    Coding Educator & Quality Analyst
    OhioHealth Physician Group

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Northeast Kansas (NEKAAPC)


    This comes directly out of the proctor instructions.

    "Tabs can be inserted, taped, pasted, glued, or stapled in the manuals, if the obvious intent is to earmark a page with words or numbers and not add supplemental information. No other material of any kind may be taped, stapled, or glued into the manuals to be used during the examination. Handwritten notes in coding books (as those commonly seen in daily work coding activities) are permitted. Manuals will not be disqualified due to writing contained therein."
    Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC
    AAPC ICD-10-CM/PCS Training Expert

    Kindness is contagious-PASS IT ON!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Baltimore, MD


    Yes, you are allowed to write in your ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS books.
    Tina Colassard, CPC-A
    Coding Specialist
    bravo Health
    3601 O'Donnell Street
    Baltimore, Maryland 21224
    Direct: 443-573-1667

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