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2022 CPT Update for Spine Surgery

Recorded On: 01/20/2022

2022 CPT Update for Spine Surgery 

Cost: $149

Length: 49-Minutes

2022 brings big changes to spine surgery coding with the introduction of new posterior lumbar decompression CPT codes (63052, 63053) when performed with a posterior lumbar interbody fusion (22630-22634). Historically, there has been much confusion about reporting a decompression code with a posterior lumbar interbody fusion but that confusion no longer exists! We will discuss the historical controversy but focus on how to use the new posterior lumbar decompression codes as well as documentation “best practices.” 

Bonus: The new neurosurgery LITT codes will also be discussed. 

Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

Senior Consultant and Speaker

KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.

You all know Kim to be a smart, practical, ethical and nationally recognized consultant and coding expert.  Did you know she’s a former otolaryngology nurse? Kim’s energetic and engaging teaching style makes her a sought-after educator, trainer and speaker. Her nursing background provides her with the ability to understand both the clinical and coding attributes of a procedure. She is an expert in analyzing chart documentation and in reengineering practices to enhance the reimbursement process. Kim has worked at KZA for 25 years consulting with small and large as well as private and academic and employed practices to provide coding education, documentation reviews and revenue cycle process improvement. She understands the complexity of coding and reimbursement issues specific to otolaryngologists – both from a clinical perspective and from a payor side. She not only recognizes the compliance and accuracy necessity of correct coding but also understands what it takes to get paid.  You’ll like her!

Find out more about Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP.

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