On-Demand - CPT Power Coding Workshop
Recorded On: 09/25/2021
Total Time: 6 Hours, 19 Minutes
We will delve into the global period including coding for pre-op and post-op visits. Next, you’ll learn how to select surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.
Then we will jump into almost 5 hours of surgical procedure coding including code changes in Otology/Neurotology and Facial Plastics. New for 2021, learn the latest coding, billing, and reimbursement strategies for two new technology in ENT procedures – Eustachian tube dilation and repair of nasal valve collapse with a lateral wall implant. Finally, we’ll end the day with ancillary services including audiology, allergy, and in-office CT.
- Choose surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.
- Use surgery coding that meets CPT rules and government regulations, for commonly performed procedures.
- Integrate ENT subspecialty coding principles in otology/neurotology, rhinology, laryngology, facial plastics, head and neck surgery, and sleep surgery.
- Demonstrate comprehension on how to code for new ENT technology procedures.
- Apply new and revised otolaryngology CPT codes into your practice
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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.
Continuing Education Credits
CME CREDITS -- Expire 11/30/2022
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To claim credits the CME Evaluation must be completed and Continuing Education Quiz must be passed (with 70% or greater). Once these are complete you will be able to claim the CME certificate in the product.
CEU CREDITS -- Expire 11/30/2022
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 6.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
This program meets AAPC guidelines for 6.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CASCC, CPCO, CPMA, and COSC after successful completion of the posttest for continuing education units.
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