Coding Tips for Hand Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Tue, May 04, 2010
60 Minutes
Product Description

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

The codes in hand surgery sometimes involve one particular part of the hand, while others represent several within the same CPT code. Review common errors in the reimbursement of hand cases.

Join expert orthopedic coder, Lynn Anderanin for this 60-minute web event to get the tips and tools you need to maximize appropriate reimbursement for hand surgeries.

PLUS: Lynn will provide you with hand anatomy charts so you can recognize hand procedures and code for them.

What you’ll learn:

  • The anatomy of the hand relative to coding
  • Repairs related to:
    • multiple fingers
    • multiple tendons or blood vessels
  • Fracture treatment for different areas of the hand
  • Common problems in the wrist and treatment of those problems
  • Proper use of the finger modifiers
  • How hand surgery claims should be reimbursed
  • Common denials and appeals in hand surgery

Who should attend? Hand surgeons, practice managers, coding and billing professionals, non-physician practitioners, billing companies, compliance professionals, coding and management consultants, hand surgery office staff, and anyone involved in hand surgery coding.

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About Our Speaker

Lynn Anderanin - Orthopedic Guidelines Expert for ICD 10

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPMA,CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, is the  Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physicians revenue cycle management company. She has over 35 years experience in all areas of the physician practice, and specializes in Orthopaedics.  Lynn is currently a  workshop and audio presenter. She is a  former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, and...   More Info
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