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 Code Look Up Tools:

  1. 2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes
  2. ICD-9 Conversion tool: ICD-9 < - > ICD-10
  3. 2018 HCPCS Codes
  4. 2018 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Medical Dictionaries & Guides

  1. Acronym Finder
  2.’s Medical Dictionary
  3. Medilexicon
  4. Mediline Plus (NIH Anatomy Reference)
  5. Mediline Plus (NIH Medical Dictionary)

Discussion Boards & Forums

  1. AAPC Forums
  2. Codapedia


  1. How to Apply for a CPT Code
  2. CPT Category III Codes January 1, 2014
  3. Look Up CPT Code Definitions and RVUs


  1. HIPAA Omnibus Rule AMA White Paper
  2. HHS Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  3. HHS Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule
  4. HHS HIPAA Privacy Resource Page
  5. AMA Privacy Standard

Sample HIPAA Privacy Notice Forms:

  1. St. Elizabeth HC-Notice of Privacy Practices
  2. AMA - Notice of Privacy Practices
  3. NY State Psychological Association
  4. American Academy of Family Practitioners
  5. Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana
  6. Physicians Health Plan N IN - Spanish
  7. IL Dept of Healthcare & Family Services
  8. CO Medical Assistance Prog- Large Print
  9. CO DHCPF: Designation of Personal Rep
  10. CO DHCPF: Auth to Disclose Information

Transitional Care Management (TCM)

  1. AAFP Frequently Asked Questions on TCM
  2. ACP TCM - Overview
  3. CMS Frequently Asked Questions on TCM
  4. CMS - Medicare Learning Network - TCM

Medical Societies:

  1. Physician Assistant Societies
  2. Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Societies
  3. Amer Assn of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
  4. AANA State CRNA Associations

Compliance & Auditing Societies:

  1. Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  2. Amer Assn of Medical Audit Spec (AAMAS)
  3. National Alli of Med Auditing Spec (NAMAS)
  4. Assn of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA)
  5. Texas Medical Auditors Association (TMAA)
  6. Ass. of HC Auditors & Educators (AHCAE)

Coding/Billing Societies

  1. American Assn of Procedural Coders (AAPC)
  2. AAPC State Chapters
  3. American HC Info Mgmt Assn (AHIMA)
  4. AHIMA State Chapters
  5. Prof Assn of HC Coding Spec (PAHCS)
  6. Assn of Registered HC Professionals (ARHCP)
  7. Amer Medical Billing Assn (AMBA)
  8. HC Billing & Mgmt Association (HBMA)
  9. Medical Association of Billers (MAB)
  10. Amer Assn of Clin Coders/Auditors (AACCA)

Healthcare Administration Societies:

  1. Amer Assn of HC Admin Mgmt (AAHAM)
  2. Amer College of HC Executives (ACHE)
  3. Amer Soc for HC Risk Mgmt (ASHRM)
  4. Nat Assn of HC Access Mgmt (NAHAM)
  5. Prof Assn of HC Office Mgmt(PAHCOM)
  6. HC Administrators Association (HCAA)
  7. Assn for HC Administrative Prof (AHCAP)
  8. Amer Coll of HC Administrators (ACHCA)
  9. Assn of HC Admin Assistants (AHCAA)
  10. HC Financial Healthcare Mgmt (HFMA)
  11. Women in Healthcare Management (WHCM)
  12. Assn for Medical Imaging Mgmt (AHRA)
  13. American Assn of Ortho Executives (AAOE)
  14. AAOE State Chapters
  15. Amer Soc of Ophthalmic Admins (ASOA)

Government Sites:

  1. Ctrs for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS)
  2. Federal Register Online
  3. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  4. CMS Transmittals
  5. National Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) 
  6. CMS FAQs
  7. CMS Quarterly Provider Updates
  8. CMS Forms
  9. Policy Manual Chptr 15 - Covered Servs  
  10. Policy Manual Chptr 12 - Doctors-NPPs
  11. AMA's Medicare Participation Kit
  12. Medicare Appeals Process Guide
  13. Medicare RAC Contact Info by Region
  14. Medicare Admin Cont (MACs) - Oct. 2017
  15. CMS Fee Schedule
  16. CMS 1995 E/M Guidelines
  17. CMS 1997 E/M Guidelines