Breast Procedure Coding Made Easy - and Profitable

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Conference Date
Wed, Mar 04, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Don’t lose big by coding for the wrong breast procedure -- learn how to tell the difference in just 60 minutes.

If you thought breast procedure codes were complicated before they were rearranged in your CPT book, you may be in a world of confusion right about now. Let coding and reimbursement expert Kim Garner Huey, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC, be your guide in this 60-minute audioconference as she explains the ins and outs of breast procedures – from distinguishing biopsies and excisions, when radiological supervision can be billed and much more.

Topics covered:

  • Breast Procedures 101: Kim breaks them down so you can code correctly 100% of the time.
  • Define the difference between simple mastectomy and subcutaneous mastectomy -- not knowing will cost you.
  • 3 Things coders should tell the surgeon to ensure the clearest documentation.
  • Excision or biopsy?. Here's an easy way to tell the difference.
  • Speak your doctor’s language: How to translate medical terminology into coding terms with ease.
  • New technology: Stay abreast with all the new ways to treat breast cancer -- and how to choose the best codes.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? General surgery and breast surgery coders, billers and administrators.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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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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