Orthopedic surgeries can put you in a tight spot when it comes to applying the appropriate CPT® code, especially given 2012’s new rules. You do have other options: such as, including adding modifiers 59 or 22 — or using an unlisted procedure code. However, you need to meet specific requirements and information to support how much reimbursement your surgeon deserves.
Our expert presenter, Kristi Stumpf, MCS-P, CPC, COSC, ACS-OR, will show you how to get your upper extremity orthoscopic surgery claims processed the first time around. You’ll examine real coding examples and learn documentation tips. Want to know where to find specialty guidelines? We’ve got the URLs you need to bookmark.
This session will help you:
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend?
Beginning and intermediate medical coders, practice managers, providers, billing staff members
- Darlene Boschert, RHIA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I
- Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS
- Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, AC
- Marvel J. Hammer, RN, CPC, CCS-P, ACS-PM, CPCO
- Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPC-I, COSC
Kristi Stumpf MCS-P, CPC, COSC, ACS-OR has over 35 years experience in the Orthopedic Arena as a Navy Corpsman, Orthopedic Technologist, Limited Xray Technologist, Operating Room Technologist, Back Office Supervisor, Certified Coder and Coding and Compliance Supervisor for a multispecialty Orthopedic Practice.Currently serving as an Orthopedic Advisor for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance. AAPC certified her as a Certified Professional Coder with Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedics through...
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