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On-Demand - Power Surgical Coding Workshop

On-Demand - Power Surgical Coding Workshop

Recorded On: 09/25/2021


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Total Time: 7 Hours 

Extended coverage of subspecialty coding content and case exercises to boost your confidence in common orthopaedic scenarios, including spine surgery basics. Learn to apply surgical modifiers to protect reimbursement and appropriately differentiate CPT rules from Medicare NCCI edits and guidelines. You'll leave with awareness of reimbursement methodologies for bundled payment, and, of course, with the latest 2021 code changes and NCCI updates.

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate AAOS Global Service Guidelines from NCCI guidelines for Medicare.
  • Apply surgical modifiers correctly to prevent denials.
  • Identify how restorative care is defined and how it impacts fracture code selection.
  • Use new CPT codes for total joint arthroplasty following infection.
  • Apply the new CPT definitions for arthroscopic shoulder debridement.
  • Understand the new CPT guideline for arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies when performed at the time of other procedures.
  • Demonstrate surgical coding comprehension through new practice exercises.

View the full course agenda here:

Power Surgical Coding Agenda

Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC

Consultant and Speaker

KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.

Sarah is an experienced, professional, approachable consultant and speaker who succeeds in helping clients identify both risk and opportunity in their coding, reimbursement, and operational systems.  

She has significant consulting experience in orthopaedics, presenting on CPT and ICD-10 coding for the annual AAOS national workshop series and annual meetings for ASSH, AAOS, and OTA. Sarah has also presented for dozens of state societies, as well as a wide variety of academic, employed and private practices. Her comprehensive knowledge of complex surgical coding concepts, including ICD-10-CM codes and surgical modifiers specific to hand, shoulder, podiatry, hip, knee, and total joint procedures make her a sought-after educator, trainer and speaker.  

Find out more about Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC.

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 7.0 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 7.0 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CASCC, CANPC, CCC, CCVTC, CGSC, CGIC, COSC, COBGC, CPCD, CSFAC, CHONC, CENTC, and CUC after successful completion of the posttest for continuing education units.

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Front Matter
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Videos: CPT and CMS/NCCI for 2021
Module 1 - CPT and CMS/NCCI for 2021 - What's New or Changed
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Open to view video. This section is 24 minutes long
Videos: Global Surgical Package
Module 2 - Global Surgical Package
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Open to view video. This section is 28 minutes long
Videos: Surgical Modifiers
Module 3 - Surgical Modifiers
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Open to view video. This section is 36 minutes long
Module 4 - Surgical Modifiers, Cont.
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Open to view video. This section is 30 minutes long
Videos: Fractures
Module 5 - Fractures
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Open to view video. This section is 33 minutes long
Module 6 - Fractures, Cont.
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Open to view video. This section is 18 minutes long
Videos: Surgical Coding Concepts
Module 7 - Joint Arthroplasty (Hip, Knee, Shoulder)
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Open to view video. This section is 36 minutes long
Module 8 - Sports Medicine (Knee)
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Open to view video. This section is 38 minutes long
Module 9 - Sports Medicine, Cont. (Shoulder)
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Open to view video. This section is 30 minutes long
Module 10 - Sports Medicine, Cont. (Hip)
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Open to view video. This section is 12 minutes long
Module 11 - Hand
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Open to view video. This section is 15 minutes long
Module 12 - Hand, Cont.
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Open to view video. This section is 28 minutes long
Module 13 - Foot and Ankle
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Open to view video. This section is 22 minutes long
Module 14 - Foot and Ankle, Cont.
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Open to view video. This section is 29 minutes long
Module 15 - Spine Surgery Essentials
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Open to view video. This section is 38 minutes long
Post-Course
Power Surgical 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 will be available to claim with the successful completion of the CME evaluation and the passing (with 70% or greater) of the continuing education quiz.
CEU Certificate
Up to 7.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 7.00 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