Please click on this link for a listing of continuing education credits that are available for the courses we currently offer in the JustCoding Platinum e-learning library. Please note that as of 2009, the AAPC changed the way it awards credits. Any course with existing AAPC credits will show a decrease in credits when the course comes up for renewal. Credits from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) should not change.
Please see below for a brief description of the e-learning courses we currently offer. Note that we periodically remove courses from our e-learning library so that we can update them. Stay tuned for a variety of new courses on hot coding topics. Click here to access the entire elearning library.
Adult Critical Care Services
This course will help coding professionals and physicians understand the definition of adult critical care services (CPT® codes 99291–99292) and how to correctly bill for these services. This course covers concepts related to critical care services, such as medically necessary services, full physician attention, counting the hours of critical care, global surgery issues, bundled procedures, teaching physician issues, and other specific coding criteria.
Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10 Coding: Circulatory System
This course will assist istudents with a basic knowledge of the circulatory system to review anatomy and physiology in preparation for the greater specificity and more detailed requirements of ICD-10-CM.
Coding Compliance for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
This course explains the different billing requirements for the IRF-PAI versus the UB-92 and recognizes each form's role in data collection and the overall revenue cycle. Specifically, this course provides an overview on understanding how coding affects the 75% rule, which is essential to maintaining compliance and ensuring proper reimbursement.
Coding and Billing for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
This course provides an introduction to coding and billing for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services. It details which diagnosis qualify for cardiac and pulmonary rehab services and Medicare reimbursement for these services. It explains the importance of an individualized treatment plan and outcome assessments. In addition, it describes the physician’s role in cardiac and pulmonary rehab and explains how to correct code and bill for these services.
Coding for Primary Care
Primary care physicians (PCPs) provide basic healthcare services to patients and are responsible for direct medical care of many chronic and acute diseases. This includes treatment of illnesses and injuries, preventive health maintenance, early detection of diseases, and referrals to specialists, when appropriate. Coders and billers must keep abreast of these services to ensure compliant coding and optimal charge capture for the practice. This course will discuss coding and billing for major primary care services that PCPs provide beyond evaluation and management services.
Common E/M Coding Issues
This course will discuss common coding issues related to physicians’ evaluation and management (E/M) services (codes 99201–99499) and how to correctly bill for these services.
CPT Coding for the Musculoskeletal System
This e-learning course provides information on guidelines for musculoskeletal surgery coding, correct selection and application of musculoskeletal system CPT® codes, and common problems in musculoskeletal CPT® coding and how to solve them.
CPT Coding for Urinary, GYN, and OB Services
This e-learning course covers CPT coding for the urinary and genital systems and obstetric procedures. At the end of this course, you will be able to select the proper codes for ureteral stent procedures, assign CPT codes for genital excisions, and choose appropriate codes for maternity care and delivery procedures.
Emergency Department Billing and Coding
This course covers various Emergency Department coding techniques for both facility and physician services.
General Integumentary Coding
This course provides a variety of helpful definitions, guidelines, and case studies for integumentary coding. Specifically, it discusses modifier updates, types of closures, tissue transfers, flaps, skin grafts, and dermal replacements.
General Urology Procedure Coding
This course provides helpful anatomy information and medical terminology for the urology system. It also discusses helpful tips for urology auditing and accurate operative report coding.
HIPAA Privacy and Security for Coders, Billers, and the HIM Staff
This e-learning course explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy and security rules as applicable and relevant to coders, billers, and HIM staff members. It also addresses the HITECH Act of 2009 privacy and security provisions.
Hospital Acquired Conditions
This course provides helpful information on hospital acquired conditions (HAC). It also discusses present on admission (POA) reporting as it relates to HACs and provides tips for obtaining complete documentation.
ICD-9-CM Basic Coding Guidelines
This updated course will provide coding professionals and physicians with and introduction to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) Manual.
ICD-10: Introduction to CM and PCS
This course provides and overview of ICD-10 and is useful for coders, students training to become coders, and others involved in ensuring correct coding, including but not limited to coding supervisors and managers, billers, and documentation specialists.
Injections and Infusions
This course will explain drug administration concepts as they relate to correct coding for injections and infusions.
Inpatient Coding: Neoplasms
This course outlines the different types of neoplasms and the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for neoplasms. It also provides information on the coding guidelines for these neoplasms.
This course will help coding professionals and physicians understand observation services and how to correctly document for these services. It covers the different types of observation services and discusses different scenarios and how physician documentation affects hospital reimbursement.
Orthopedic Coding for Knee Procedures
This course will discuss the anatomy of the knee, as well as coding guidelines for various knee procedures. The learner will walk away with a greater understanding of how anatomy of this area of the body affects code selection.
Orthopedic Coding for Shoulder Procedures
This course will discuss the anatomy of the shoulder, as well as coding guidelines for various shoulder procedures. The learner will walk away with a greater understanding of how anatomy of this area of the body affects code selection.
Outpatient Radiology Modifiers
This course will help coding professional understand how to properly report hospital outpatient radiology modifiers. These lessons provide coding guidelines with referenced sources along with practical solutions to coding challenges that you can use right away.
Physician Evaluation and Management Coding
This course will illustrate how to assign an E/M code for physician-based office visits (new and established patients) as well as consultations.
Present on Admission: Reporting Strategies for Compliance and Quality
This course explains the clinical quality indicator for diagnosis reporting known as Present on Admission (POA) and illustrates tips for a successful transition to POA reporting. Helpful definitions and indicator codes are also provided.
Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs)
This course explains the permanent Recovery Audit Contractor program, how to handle requests for records, and how to appeal recoupments. It details the timeframes for record review submissions, recoupments, and appeals. In addition, it provides suggestions on how to create a RAC team.
Renal Failure Coding and Physician Querying
This course will identify the different parts of the kidneys to further understand their decomposition during the stages of renal failure and the appropriate coding guidelines accompanying the disease.
Understanding and Applying the 2012 ICD-9-CM Codes
This course provides detailed information about the 2012 ICD-9-CM code changes including additions, deletions, and revisions.
Understanding Modifier -59 to Ensure Correct Coding
This course will help coding professionals understand the proper use of modifer-59 and how to apply it in common situations. These lessons provide coding guidelines with referenced sources, along with practical solutions to coding challenges.
Understanding the Global Surgical Package to Ensure Correct Coding
This course will help coding professionals and physicians understand the global surgical package and how to use modifiers to correctly bill for services during the global period. It covers the components of a global surgical package and payment rules for minor surgeries, endoscopies, and global surgical packages that are split between two or more physicians.