Your practice won’t receive the reimbursement it deserves if you don't have a complete understanding of coding changes for 2016. Don’t risk denials by being out of the loop on the CPT® dermatology code changes that occurred this year!
In this session, coding expert Dorothy D. Steed - CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, CPMA, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPA will shed light on the new addition to the CPT® codes for Dermatology, discuss ICD-10 coding and the importance of detailed documentation. You will understand why Dermatology requires specificity in managing pressure ulcers, location, stage, and drug and chemical related skin disorders, as well as why laterality must be indicated as well as procedure related complications. Dorothy will also review neoplasms, skin infections and inflammations in this session.
Additionally, this 60-minute session will help you learn about the importance of diagnosis code specificity and determining the medical necessity of service codes. Plus, find out what is coding, how to code for co-morbidities, and why is it important.
Who should attend
Coding & Billing Staff, Medical Records Staff, Office Managers, Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Revenue Cycle Staff, Reimbursement Staff, Clinical Documentation Specialists.
Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR, is an independent healthcare consultant and educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician coding audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 40 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in...
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