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ttenaglia

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Learning New Field
« on: April 24, 2012, 12:13:59 AM »
What's the best way to learn the coding for a specialty that I haven't billed for previously?

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Re: Learning New Field
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2012, 06:48:58 AM »
Well, what is the specialty?  Many times posting it will bring tips from others who have done that specialty.  In my opinion, an experienced biller can pick up a specialty they haven't previously done by doing a little research and getting the main points/tips from other experienced billers who have done that specialty.
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Re: Learning New Field
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2012, 07:53:40 AM »
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What's the best way to learn the coding for a specialty that I haven't billed for previously?

Do you mean "Coding" or "billing" ? they are different.  A biller should be familiar with codes and interpreting them for billing purposes, but really only a qualified coder or provider should be doing the actual coding.
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