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Chicago - Bundle 3: Power Coding in the Office 2022 & Power Coding for Surgery 2022

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Friday, May 13th - Saturday May 14th | The Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

Register for both of our new 2022 courses,  Improve Your Bottom Line & Power Coding for Surgery 2022

Power Coding in the Office

Friday, May 13th| The Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Central 

Learn about these hot topics for reporting office services:  Applying E/M guideline change in the office; how did the AMA’s March 2021 Technical Corrections impact medical decision making credit in orthopaedics?  Learn how you can defend against E/M denials by using modifiers 24, 57, and 25 correctly.  CMS made significant changes to its non-physician provider (NPP) billing rules in 2022.  Join us to discuss the intricacies of incident to, direct, and split/shared billing for Medicare claims, with a focus on applying the new CMS criteria. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Update your knowledge of the CPT 2021 E/M requirements and how they compare to original E/M guidelines
  • Apply E/M modifiers accurately
  • Describe when it is appropriate to report an E/M service in addition to a joint injection
  • Differentiate incident-to and split/shared reporting for NPPs – and see how those concepts are impacted by 2022 CMS changes

View the full course agenda here:

Power Coding in the Office Agenda

Power Coding for Surgery 2022

Saturday, May 14th | The Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Central

Extended coverage of subspecialty coding content and case exercises to boost your confidence in common orthopaedic scenarios. Learn to apply surgical modifiers to protect reimbursement and appropriately differentiate CPT rules from Medicare NCCI edits and guidelines. You'll also leave with awareness of the  2022 CPT code changes and updated guidance from the AMA on coding for post-arthroplasty joint infections..

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate CPT, AAOS Global Service, and CMS NCCI guidelines.
  • Apply surgical modifiers correctly to prevent denials.
  • Learn important changes to CPT 2022 musculoskeletal guidelines that impact fracture reporting and removal of implants/foreign bodies
  • Apply revised instructions for coding infected joint procedures
  • Demonstrate surgical coding comprehension through practice exercises.

View the full course agenda here:

Power Coding for Surgery Agenda

2022 AAPC CEUs

Power Coding in the Office

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 4.0 CEUs. Can be split between Core A and all specialties except CIRCC and CASCC for continuing education units

Power Coding for Surgery

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 6.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CEMC, COSC, CDEO, CASCC, CPCO and CPMA For continuing education units

2022 CMEs

 Power Coding in the Office

accreditation pending 

Power Coding for Surgery

accreditation pending

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile is conveniently located a near the city’s top destinations, including upscale Michigan Avenue shops, celebrated dining hot spots, breathtaking Lake Michigan, invigorating Millennium Park, and much more. With several transportation options steps from our hotel, Chicago’s most notable attractions and its vibrant neighborhoods are all within easy reach.

Rate - $189/night (plus tax) 

Cut-Off Date = Thursday, April 21st 

Call: 1-877-803-7534 




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MD Pro Solutions was founded by a group of medical practitioners and practice administrators who specialize in working with Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), Orthopedic (Ortho), and Plastic Surgery practices. Our experience helps us to understand and develop solutions for the medical billing and administrative business because we have lived it ourselves. MD Pro Solutions recognizes that the only way to successfully navigate the complex task of medical billing and office management is to stay on top of educational training and to have a firm grasp of the medical insurance industry.

Registering Multiple Attendees 

  1. Create, or have each attendee create, a user account here
    1. If one person is creating all of the accounts you will need to log out each time to create the next account.
  2. Log in with the account that you wish to pay through and add desired products to your cart. 
  3. Once you have selected all the desired products, go to your cart. 
    1. You will initially be registered for each product. You can edit this after you have added the additional attendees using the "remove" button.
  4. To add the additional attendees select the green button in your cart titled “Add a Registration for Another User.”
  5. Enter the email address for the additional attendee.  If they have an account their name will populate and you can select “Add Product for This User.”
  6. The attendee's name will appear in the registrant column under your own. 
  7. Repeat this for each additional attendee.
  8. Proceed, filling out the additional information for each attendee and completing payment.

If you have any issues with completing your registration please email us at education@karenzupko.com or call 312 642-8310