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Who has the CGSC credential?

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    Default Who has the CGSC credential?
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    I have been coding general surgery for 20 years and an looking into taking the CGSC exam to add to my CPC. I would appreciate any input from those that have taken that speciality exam. Thanks!

    Susan Smith, CPC

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    Default ???? you have taken

    Looking to take the Certification ... Have you taken it yet???? If so was it hard ??/ How long have you studied ???

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    Did you take the exam? Our group just took on a general surgeon and I need to learn general surgery coding. Wondering if I could contact you. Please reply

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    I have not taken it yet. I did get the study guide, I was pretty easy for me. Our work has been so busy that I have not had a chance to get myself on the schedule for the exam. I do plan on taking it as soon as I can.

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    Default lookind to take the CSGC exam
    The practice exam seemed pretty simple ..Im sure the exam will not ... have been trying to see if I could get anymore info on this exam ???

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    The CGSC test was pretty tough. It took about six hours to take. Be sure and read the entire operative notes and also study the digestive and urinary sections. Had a couple of questions on there that our Surgeons do not do. I code vascular and general surgery so some of this was new to me. Study hard. I passed the first time but was sweating it...

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    I felt the test was easy...I finished about 45 min. ahead of schedule even after double checking answers.

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    Default Thanks So much!!!!!!
    I heard someone say about a medical dictionary to use as another source ??

    Was the Vascular surgery ( not my strong part of coding ) part difficult ?

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