Coding and Documentation for Minor Procedures in the Primary Care Setting

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Conference Date
Wed, Feb 20, 2013
60 minutes
Product Description

Review The Codes And Documentation Needed For The Minor Surgical Procedures.

Minor procedures may be “minor” in terms of individual revenue, but collectively they can mean big bucks for the practice.  However, specific documentation and coding requirements exist for each type of procedure.  We spend so much time with these physicians on how to code their office visits that we often neglect this significant source of revenue.

Join this enlightening event presented by expert speaker Kim Huey, MJ, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC, PCS, CHAP and nail down the documentation tips for all types of procedures performed in the primary care office – Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Ob- gyn

Session Highlights:

  • Laceration Repair – how to determine type of repair, how to measure
  • Lesions – Different coding rules for different types of treatment
  • Injections – guide to appropriate documentation and coding to ensure adequate reimbursement for the drug as well as the administration service
  • Meeting medical necessity guidelines for trigger point and joint injections
  • Knowing when you can also bill an office visit with procedures
  • Learn office procedures for documenting medical necessity
  • Global Surgical Package and Minor procedures performed
  • Diabetic foot care its evaluation and management
  • Medication issues and treatment of fractures and dislocations
  • Global Fracture Care or E&Ms
  • Removal of foreign body and Cerumen removal
  • Colposcopy and Nebulizer treatment
  • Clarification on Modifier - 25,24,79,59,76,77 and more.

Who should attend? Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, GYN

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About Our Speaker

Kim Garner Huey - Health Care Management Expert

Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.

Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a bachelor’s degree in health care management and went on to...   More Info
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