Correct Coding for Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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Prerecorded Event
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Conference Date
Wed, Mar 10, 2010
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Are you using the new codes from 2009 correctly?

In 2009, there were significant changes in CPT and reimbursement for the stereotactic radiosurgery codes.

Make sure you're applying these changes correctly in your practice. Join neurosurgery-coding expert Gregory Przybylski, MD for this 1-hour audio session where he will give you the information you need to differentiate a simple from complex lesion being treated with radiosurgery.and fill you in on the significant changes in CMS reimbursement policy between 2009 and 2010.

A Glimpse of some of the topics covered:

  • New codes now unbundle placement of a stereotactic frame when performed
  • Stereotactic procedures have the stereotactic frame bundled in
  • Clues that help you determine whether the treated lesion is simple or complex
  • Obtain an update in the CMS reimbursement changes between 2009 and 2010
  • When to apply the neuronavigation code 61795
  • Correct use of Deep Brain Stimulation and Stereotactic Biopsy codes

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About Our Speaker

Greg Przybylski - Neurosurgery Coding Expert

Gregory J. Przybylski, MD is Professor of Neurosurgery at Seton Hall University and Interim Chairman of the NJ Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center. For two decades, he has been involved in socioeconomic issues for spinal surgery and neurosurgery. He is a Past-President of the North American Spine Society, the largest professional medical association representing spine care providers. He formerly chaired the AANS-CNS Coding and Reimbursement...   More Info
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