Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus by: Laura Switkowski, Veterinary Adjunct Faculty   What is Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus? Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus, otherwise known as GDV, is a condition that can happen in dogs that is life threatening. This condition occurs when the dogs stomach twists over upon itself, leading to the stomach to become overstretched and rotated by excessive gas. When…

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ICD10CM Mistakes

Four Steps to Avoid Making ICD10CM Mistakes

Four Steps to Avoid Making ICD10CM Mistakes   Written by Kara Silvers, CPC, CPC-I Medical codes are used for reimbursement, research, tracking public health, and directing treatment of individual patients. Most billers and coders are more familiar with the codes in the area of reimbursement. They make sure the codes match the diagnoses and procedures…

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Blackstone Army Credentialing Assistance

Expansion on Military Benefits to Prepare Active Duty Soldiers for Careers with Army Credentialing Assistance

Expansion on Military Benefits to Prepare Active Duty Soldiers for Careers with Army Credentialing Assistance   Blackstone Career Institute (BCI) is excited to offer Army Credentialing Assistance in order to expand upon the programs provided to assist military service members in obtaining certification in various in-demand career fields. These programs help service members transition more…

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Tips for Studying at Home Effectively

Tips for Studying at Home Effectively Studying from home can be less than motivating at times, especially when nearly everything is done virtually and independently. Yet, there are some creative ways to develop a study space that meets your needs as a learner and will help you succeed in your educational and career goals. Making…

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dental insurance claims

Dental Insurance Claims 3 Ways to Stay Out of Jail Clinical Notes and Your Role in Insurance Claim Processing

Dental Insurance Claims: 3 Ways to Stay Out of Jail Clinical Notes and Your Role in Insurance Claim Processing Written by Colette Jesikiewicz CDPMA, FADAA Dental Office Assistant Duties As a Dental Office Assistant one of your duties might include processing dental insurance claims and predeterminations. As you are completing this task, you need to…

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Avoid ICD10CM Coding Mistakes

Avoid Common ICD10CM Coding Mistakes As we begin to discuss the transition to ICD11CM, let us not forget that we are still utilizing the ICD10CM coding manual and all that entails. We need to be sure that we understand how to determine the necessary codes and how to be sure that if there is more…

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