Your practice will not receive the reimbursement it deserves if you do not have a complete understanding of coding changes for 2017. Do not risk denials by being out of the loop on the CPT® Dermatology and Plastic Surgery code changes that occurred this year!
In addition to new CPT® codes for Dermatology, in this session, expert speaker Dorothy D. Steed will discuss ICD-10 coding and the importance of detailed documentation for your practice. Understand why dermatology requires specificity in managing pressure ulcers, location, stage, and drug and chemical related skin disorders. Know why laterality must be indicated as well as procedure related complications. This session will also review neoplasms, skin infections and inflammations in addition to any updates related to plastic surgery reporting.
Who Should Attend
Dorothy D. Steed 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 39 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta, provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services, and has been a speaker at several...
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