Live with Laureen #011

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1. What's going on at CCO?

1.1. Prices going up Jan 1st

1.1.1. Enroll now - Study Later

1.2. CPT Update Webinar Tomorrow with Chandra

1.3. Q&A Webinar Thursday

1.4. CCO Club Growing!

1.4.1. Join the new CCO Club and get in at lowest rates ever! Basic Level Currently included in all full coding course purchases.

1.5. Don't forget to join Insider Group email list and join the new CCO Free Forum

1.5.1. Get on CCO Insider list to be the first informed

1.6. Facebook Live notification list has text messaging now

1.6.1. Get a text message or email whenever we are on Facebook for a live event

1.7. New! Recently Released

1.7.1. Course CPB v2.0 Course

1.7.2. Blitz CPMA Blitz

1.7.3. Practice Exams CPB - Billing CRC - Risk Adjustment

1.8. Coming Soon!

1.8.1. Course CIC Course

1.8.2. Blitz CPB Blitz

1.8.3. Practice Exams CIC Practice Exam

2. Topics

2.1. Best Test Taking and Studying Strategies

2.1.1. Formula for Sucess Solid Course 80 Hour Equivalent / Semester Course Review Blitz Concise Review of key competencies Exam strategies Apply BHAT™ to Manuals Bubble, Highlight, Annotate Technique TIMED Practice Exams until scoring an 85%

2.2. When Do New Manuals Come Out?

2.2.1. ICD Comes out in August Goes into Effect September 1st

2.2.2. CPT Comes out in October Goes into Effect January 1st

2.2.3. HCPCS Comes out in December Goes into Effect January 1st

2.3. Tips for staying healthy at your desk

2.3.1. I want to make some changes in 2017. All I do is sit all day coding or studying. What tips do you have to stay healthy with this kind of job? Article Use emergency stress stoppers Emergency stress stoppers help you deal with stress on the spot. These can be extremely effective in the work environment when you’ve got a lot on your plate, your mind is racing and the stress is mounting. You may need different stress stoppers for different situations and sometimes it helps to combine them. Count to 10 before you speak. Take three to five deep breaths. Ask for time to handle a stressful situation, so you can accomplish it to your liking and on your terms. Go for a walk. Don’t be afraid to say, “I’m sorry,” if you make a mistake. Inspiration makes you healthy And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over. Delta Burke Read more at: A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. Joyce Brothers Read more at: Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. Willard Scott Read more at: The only disability in life is a bad attitude. Scott Hamilton Read more at:

3. Co-Presenter

3.1. Alicia Scott

3.1.1. CCO Education Director

3.1.2. CPC, CPC-I, CRC