Your Comprehensive Coding Guide for Hip Procedures

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Annette Grady, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CCS-P, OS
Conference Date
Thu, Sep 11, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Sharpen your arthroscopic hip procedure coding knowledge.

Coding for hip replacements, hip core decompression and resurfacing procedures, and hip scopes is a real bear. In one hour orthopedic coding expert Annette Grady will teach you all of the CPT information and supporting ICD-9 documentation you need to code these services accurately. You'll walk away with a wealth of knowledge on how to successfully report hip procedures to your insurance payers, plus additional tools to help you report unlisted procedures.

What you’ll learn:

  • The best way to report femoral neck procedures, fractures, avascular necrosis and nonunions.
  • Have a femoral head resurfacing procedure AND a hip decompression? Follow these steps for optimum pay-up. 
  • Revision of total hip arthroplasties: when an infected joint is involved, and other coding challenges addressed.
  • Included -- and excluded -- items in hip scopes, according to AAOS.
  • The supporting documentation you need for those unlisted or emerging technology procedures.
  • Have medical necessity issues? These ICD-9 coding links will help you.
  • How to get your surgeon involved in the team effort of the coding process.

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

Who should attend? Coders, billers, managers, reimbursement specialists, physicians and nursing staff in orthopedic settings.

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free 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

Annette Grady - Orthopedic Coding Expert

Annette Grady, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CCS-P, OS, has over 30 years in Healthcare Coding and Reimbursement, she is the former Director of Reimbursement for a large orthopedic group and consultant for a large Midwestern consulting/CPA firm. She has proficiency in CPT, ICD-9CM and HCPCS coding for Orthopedics, ASCs, Spine, Plastic/Reconstructive, Hand and Family Practice.

Annette has performed many surgery and E/M chart review audits. She is a well known...   More Info
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