General Surgery Update for 2015

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
60 Minutes
Product Description

Learn What Is on the 2015 Coding Horizon for General Surgery

ICD-10 launch date is fast-approaching and thus the whole coding and billing system is being updated. It is now important that all the general surgeons, coders, billers, managers and administrators are ready to be compliant with the new general surgery updates in 2015.

In this session by expert speaker Kim Huey, MJ, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, you will receive all the updates which have been included in general surgery, including the CPT® changes and various compliance updates, issues and challenges.

 In a nutshell, you will be updated with the:

  • Review of CPT® code changes in 2015
  • Changes to Modifier 59
  • Review of NCCI Bundling Edits – and Guidelines changes in 2015
  • Proposed changes to the Global Surgical Package

Additionally, you will get tips for distinguishing between modifier choices and also get documentation tips to support billing.

Session Highlights:

  • CPT® code changes
  • Modifier changes – including changes to modifier 59
  • NCCI Update in January 2015
  • Compliance concerns for General Surgery
  • ICD-10-CM preparedness for General Surgery

Who should attend? General Surgery – Surgeons, managers, administrators, coders, billers

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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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