Specialty Coding for Hand Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Kristi Stumpf, MCS-P, CPC, COSC, ACS-OR
Conference Date
Thu, Mar 29, 2012
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Tips, tactics and techniques for quicker, more accurate hand surgery reimbursements.

Understand hand surgery thoroughly, and get specific guidance regarding current coding issues in each specialty.  Anatomy overview with definitions and examples of  specialty society versus Medicare NCCI regulations.

Get an insight into 2012 coding updates for the specialty, and learn how it affects your overall revenue.

Join our expert Kristi Stumpf where she walks you through the in and out of hand surgery with tools that ensure complete and accurate identification of the appropriate procedure codes you assign. Get tips and coding rules with links to URL’s for AAOS, ASSH, NCCI and MC guidelines.

Take a peek of what is covered:

  • How to determine whether a bundling edit can be over-ridden using CPT/NCCI modifiers
  • When is a “separate procedure” really a “separate procedure”
  • Coding  by specialty guidelines vs. Medicare or Federal guidelines
  • Tips for providers to clearly support the provided services (documentation tips)
  • Coding for unusual/unlisted or cutting edge procedures
  • Unravel the differences between tendon repair, transfer and tenodesis procedures
  • Discussion of 2012 changes to synthetic grafting codes
  • Coding for finger amputations, reimplantations and complex repairs

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Orthopedic and neurosurgical coders, billers, and practice managers.

Order Below or Call 866-458-2965 Today

Tips, tactics and techniques for quicker, more accurate hand surgery reimbursements.

Understand hand surgery thoroughly, and get specific guidance regarding current coding issues in each specialty.  Anatomy overview with definitions and examples of  specialty society versus Medicare NCCI regulations.  Update and review of the 2012 changes and the effect on practice revenue.

Get an insight into 2012 coding updates for the specialty, and learn how it affects your overall revenue.

Join our expert Kristi Stumpf where she walks you through the in and out of hand surgery with tools that ensure complete and accurate identification of the appropriate procedure codes you assign. Get tips and coding rules with links to URL’s for AAOS, ASSH, NCCI and MC guidelines.

Take a peek of what is covered:
•    How to determine whether a bundling edit can be over-ridden using CPT/NCCI modifiers
•    When is a “separate procedure” really a “separate procedure”
•    Coding  by specialty guidelines vs. Medicare or Federal guidelines
•    Tips for providers to clearly support the provided services (documentation tips)
•    Coding for unusual/unlisted or cutting edge procedures
•    Unravel the differences between tendon repair, transfer and tenodesis procedures
•    Discussion of 2012 changes to synthetic grafting codes
•    Coding for finger amputations, reimplantations and complex repairs

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About Our Speaker

Kristi Stumpf - Orthopedic Medical Billing Expert

Kristi Stumpf MCS-P, CPC, COSC, ACS-OR has over 35 years experience in the Orthopedic Arena as a Navy Corpsman, Orthopedic Technologist, Limited Xray Technologist, Operating Room Technologist, Back Office Supervisor, Certified Coder and Coding and Compliance Supervisor for a multispecialty Orthopedic Practice.Currently serving as an Orthopedic Advisor for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance. AAPC certified her as a Certified Professional Coder with Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedics through...   More Info
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