2014 Coding Updates for Orthopedics

Know the Current Coding Trends Affecting Orthopedic Practice

Each year the American Medical Association has 100’s of additions, deletions, and revisions to the CPT® manual effective 1/1/2014. To avoid denials that cause a delay in reimbursement, it is important to know the changes for proper coding.

In this informative audio conference, coding and billing expert Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPC-I, COSC, will discuss the changes in CPT® that affect orthopedic practices with a thorough review of CPT® code additions and revisions.  Lynn will also review the changes to Evaluation and Management coding and any other areas that will be of concern to the orthopedic practices.

Areas covered in the session:

  • CPT® changes to the musculoskeletal system 20000-29999
  • CPT® changes to the E/M section 99201-99499
  • Current coding trends affecting orthopedics
  • New Category III codes for Orthopedics
  • Recent changes to the E/M Documentation Guidelines
  • Revision to: Subcutaneous Soft Tissue Tumors; Radical Resection of Tumors
  • Get introductory guidelines for fractures
  • Guidelines related to Interprofessional Telephone/Internet Consultations
  • CMS Physician Fee for Service Final Rule 2014
  • NGS Prepay Audits

Join the country’s top orthopedic coding and billing expert Lynn Anderanin, as she provide the most precise ortho-targeted guidance available on coding, billing and documentation trends.  She will provide an in-depth look at the 2013 CPT® updates and shed light on upcoming 2014 changes and its impact on orthopedic coding.  In this power-packed session, you will get an insight on the CPT® changes to the musculoskeletal system to ensure that your orthopedic practice remains compliant.

Who should attend? Orthopedic Surgeons, Non Physician Providers, Coders, Collections Staff, Surgery Schedulers, Practice Managers/Administrators

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