How to Receive Optimum Reimbursement for Spinal Co-Surgeries

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Wed, Jun 17, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Stop: You could be losing money by incorrectly billing spinal co-surgeries.

Tired of missing deserved reimbursement on spinal co-surgeries because the CPT-Medicare rule discrepancies are getting the better of you?  Join coding expert Lynn Anderanin for this 1-hour audio conference where she'll set the record straight -- in plain English. You'll walk away confidently able to identify criteria for reporting a co-surgery, learn documentation musts, modifier moves, and more.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Co-surgery or separate? Get an A-Z list of co-surgery requirements.
  • The spine surgery CPT you should report for co-surgeries -- and where most coders go wrong.
  • 3 Steps to help you collect when a PA or other NPP assists at surgery.
  • Collect what you deserve: How to report procedures that aren't co-surgeries.
  • Ensure correct co-surgery reimbursement with this key checklist.
  • Your ticket to success: The essentials on sharing coding information with the co-surgeon.

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

Who should attend? Billers, coders, physicians, surgery assistants, and office administrators who report spinal surgeries.

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.

Order Below or Call 866-458-2965 Today

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About Our Speaker

Lynn Anderanin - Orthopedic Guidelines Expert for ICD 10



Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC is the Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a revenue cycle management service. She has 30 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice specializing in Orthopedics. With the AAPC, Lynn is a national conference, workshop, and audio conference presenter and a former member of the National Advisory Board.

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