Hemorrhoid Coding Made Easy -- and Profitable

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
Conference Date
Tue, Jul 14, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Hemorrhoids don't have to be a 569.42.

Coding for hemorrhoid procedures has always been a pain in the… well, you know. Now, with the 2009 coding updates, it can be even more problematic - one mistake and you're watching your revenue slip through the crack. Join coding expert Kim Garner-Huey, She'll give you a detailed anatomy review so you can hone your coding prowess. Kim will give you the tools you need to assign the correct CPT and ICD-9 codes every time.

Here's what you will learn:

  • In-depth coverage of rectal anatomy. You can't afford one mistake.
  • Rectal procedures from A to Z— not for the faint of heart!
  • What determines "simple" and "complex" when coding for hemorrhoidectomy -- and why this difference is so important.
  • A foolproof guide for coding complications or additional procedures performed.
  • Tips for a top-notch appeal – help your payer understand.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? General surgery, colorectal surgery, and gastroenterology administrators, managers, coders, and billers.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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About Our Speaker

Kim Garner-Huey

Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.

completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health...   More Info
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