On-Demand - Power Surgical Coding Workshop
Recorded On: 09/25/2021
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.
- 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.
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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
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.
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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