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On-Demand - CPT Power Coding Workshop

On-Demand - CPT Power Coding Workshop

Recorded On: 09/25/2021


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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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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

View the full course agenda here:

CPT Power Coding Agenda

Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

Senior Consultant and Speaker

KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.

For twenty years, Kim Pollock has helped surgical practices, academic, large and solo, improve coding and intellectual efficiency. 

Ms. Pollock understands the complexity of coding and reimbursement issues specific to plastic surgeons – both from a clinical perspective and from a payor side.  She is an expert in analyzing chart documentation and in reengineering practices to enhance the reimbursement process.

She has presented seminars and workshops for physicians and their staff on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  Ms. Pollock has also conducted programs for the American Academy of Professional Coders, the North American Spine Society, the American Neurotology Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Based on her previous years of administrative experience, Ms. Pollock has a unique understanding of the challenges facing academic medicine both clinically and organizationally.   She has served as the Administrator of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology as well as Associate Vice President of Cancer Programs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Ms. Pollock was the representative for the AAO-HNS on the clinical practice expert panel-technical group (CPEP-TEG) convened by CMS (formerly HCFA) to redetermine the practice expense portion of RBRVS.  She served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, Inc. (SOHN) and has served on the Board for the Ear, Nose and Throat Nursing Foundation. 

Ms. Pollock holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree as well as a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing.  She is also a certified coder through the AAPC and a Certified Medical Documentation Professional through the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance.

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

Continuing Education Credits 

CME CREDITS

Physicians

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 

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.

Key:

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Front Matter
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource. Please review this before beginning this course
Videos: Introduction + The Global Surgical Period
Module 1 - Intro + The Global Surgical Package
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Open to view video. This section is 23 minutes long
Videos: Using Modifiers to Get Paid
Module 2 - Using Modifiers to Get Paid
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 49 minutes long
Videos: Surgical Procedure Coding
Module 3 - Using an Unlisted Code + New Tech in ENT Procedures
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 30 minutes long
Module 4 - Otology/Neurology
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 19 minutes long
Module 5 - Otology/Neurology, Cont.
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 29 minutes long
Module 6 - Rhinology
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 16 minutes long
Module 7 - Rhinology, Cont.
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 50 minutes long
Module 8 - Laryngology/Airway
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 9 minutes long
Module 9 - Laryngology/Airway, Cont.
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 21 minutes long
Module 10 - Facial Plastics
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 50 minutes long
Module 11 - Head and Neck
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 19 minutes long
Module 12 - Head and Neck, Cont.
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 22 minutes long
Module 13 - Sleep Surgery
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 5 minutes long
Videos: Ancillary Services
Module 14 - Ancillary Services
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This section is 38 minutes long
Post-Course
CPT Power Coding Course Feedback
19 Questions
Continuing Education Quiz
40 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  28/40 points to pass
40 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  28/40 points to pass You must complete and pass this quiz (70% or better) to be able to claim CME or CEUs.
CME Evaluation
21 Questions
21 Questions To claim CME credit you must complete this survey in addition to passing the quiz for this session.
CME Certificate
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available This certificate can be claimed with the successful completion of the CME evaluation and the passing of the continuing education quiz with a 70% or better
CEU Certificate
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available This certificate can be claimed with the successful completion of the course feedback and the passing of the continuing education quiz with a 70% or better