Ankle and Feet Coding - Putting the Right Foot Forward

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Prerecorded Event
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
60 minutes
Product Description

Keep the Reimbursement Flowing by Staying Abreast of All the Latest Changes in Ankle and Feet Coding

If you are a podiatry coder, you need to be an expert in coding for fracture care and surgical repair in ankle, foot and toe segments.

During this 60-minute session, expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught will go through the basic anatomy and how it relates to the different surgical procedures in the ankle/foot/toe segments. She will break down the different bunionectomy codes, hammertoe procedures and what is considered inclusive. Additionally, she will also discuss Haglunds and achilles’ tendon repairs, peroneal tendons and how to code them correctly.

You will not want to miss this 60-minute presentation geared totally to the ankle/foot/toe problems and how to code them correctly. Official sources such as CCI, CPT® and AAOS will be provided to help with understanding.

Session Highlights

  • Why documentation is going to be the key for correct CPT® selection
  • How to handle resolved issues of tendon repairs, corrective surgical procedures on the foot/toes
  • How to get providers now to start documenting to support the correct coding
  • Useful examples of some of the procedures in the ankle/foot/toe anatomic location
  • Simplifying CCI edits and how they apply

Session Snapshots:

  • Ankles-feet-toes Anatomy
  • Other Terminology
  • Common Ankle Fx. Procedures
  • Incision and Excision
  • Fasciotomies
  • Synovectomy 28072
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Haglund’s Deformity
  • Cheilectomy
  • MTP Joint Work
  • Weil’s Osteotomy
  • Tendon Repairs
  • Updates regarding 27654
  • Bunionectomy Coding
  • CPT® guidelines
  • Hammertoe Coding
  • Capsulotomy
  • 5th Toe Cock-up
  • Arthrodesis

Who should attend

Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Orthopedic Surgeons, Podiatrist

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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Margie Scalley Vaught - Wound Care Coding Expert

With over 30+ years’ experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, understands how offices are structured.  Margie spent twenty years in the field of Orthopedics.  She obtained Certified Professional Coder (CPC) designation in 1995 from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), where she served...   More Info
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