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  7. Clinical coding, intervention coding, CPT coding, HCPCS coding, translation of descriptions into codes, and illness/disease codes.

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  9. Medical coding modifiers altering the description of services; CPT modifiers, CMS modifiers.

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  10. Services that do not require a prolonged hospital stay, such as diagnosis (lab tests, CT scans etc.); some treatment and surgeries like chemotherapy, counselling, weight loss programs etc.

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  13. Emergency care, rural areas, federal funding, access to healthcare, essential services, Medicare, Medicaid

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  14. Generalized or regional/localized anesthesia to induce temporary loss of sensation for painless medical procedures.

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  17. Diagnose and treatment of diseases related the thorax (chest) including the abnormalities of heart and lungs. Discuss the diseases, their treatment, and the medical coding in this spectrum.

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  18. Diagnosis and treatment of diseases pertaining to neuromuscular disorders through manual therapy and adjustment of the spine.

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  19. Conditions of skin, hair, and nails.

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  20. E/M

    Evaluation and Management pertains to coding the doctor patient interactions into CPT codes. These codes are then transferred to the concerned insuring agency.

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  21. Medical coding required in the billing and auditing of the procedure taking place in emergency room or causality ward.

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  22. Conditions of ear, nose, and throat, along with as sociated structure of neck and the head.

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  25. The field of medicine entailing knowhow of diseases needing basic surgery as a form of treatment. Discuss these diseases, diagnose, treatment, and the medical coding associated with the same.

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  26. Blood diseases and cancer; diagnosis and treatment of all malignancies and blood diseases.

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  27. The specialized field dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and illnesses affecting adults. This forum entails everything from caring compassionately for adults to complex ailments.

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  28. A subset of radiology providing image guided diagnosis and treatment of all organs with minimum invasion.

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  32. Injuries and diseases of the muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and the entire musculoskeletal system.

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