Coding and Reimbursement Essentials for the Diabetic Foot

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Richard Odom, DPM, CPC, ABPS
Conference Date
Wed, Aug 27, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Tune in for a diabetic foot coding tune-up.

Is your practice losing reimbursement after treating diabetic patients? You shouldn't be, but it happens more than you think. With the increased number of diabetic related ICD-9 codes and recent clarification of related procedure codes, now is the time for making sure you've put everything in the right order.
Amp up the accuracy of your diabetic foot coding by joining expert speaker Richard Odom, DPM, CPC, ABPS, for this audioconference. In one hour, he'll uncover tips and tricks that'll take the confusion out of your diabetic foot coding, and you'll walk away with tools to ensure your reimbursement is a lot healthier.
Here’s a sampling of the details you’ll learn:

  • Common diabetic foot disorders -- and their associated ICD-9-CM codes.
  • Typical Coding mistakes coders make with diabetic foot cases.
  • Have trouble understanding CMS Class Findings? Help is here.
  • Coding ins and outs of diabetic ulcers and diabetic wounds.
  • How to ensure your medical record accurately documents medical necessity and class findings.
  • Let the clinical examples give you the insight for greater coding accuracy.

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

Who should attend? Coders, clinicians, nurses, residents, NPPs, wound clinics, nursing homes.

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

Richard Odom - Medical Coding Expert

Dr. Richard Odom, DPM, CPC, ABPS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Texas A& M H.S.C, Scott & White Hospital, Temple Texas. Dr Odom is also a certified professional coder and teaching physician. He is involved in student, resident and coding education.

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