Critical NCCI Update for 2nd Quarter 2008

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tina Landskroener, CMBS-I, CCS-P, CPC
Conference Date
Wed, Apr 30, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Say farewell to troublesome DEXA edits.

The latest version of Medicare's National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) is here. New CCI edits come out every quarter -- so it’s up to you to know how to implement each and every one of them. Ignoring CCI edits can cost your practice or facility hundreds of thousands of dollars. But for once, there's some good news from NCCI. Thanks to Version 14.1, effective April 1, 2008, you can once again report DEXA and absorptiometry codes 77080-77081 and 77083 with brachytherapy codes 77750-77799. But CMS didn't stop with its deletion — as usual, most of the changes in this version of CCI were new edits to the already expansive CCI edit database.

Make sure you know every new CCI edit that affects your coding practice. Attend this vital, information-packed conference with expert speaker Tina Landskroener, CMBS-I, CPC, CCS-P, and, in just 60 minutes, hear everything you need to know to stay compliant, save time and money, and increase clean reimbursement.

We've got the full list of restricted code pairs! You’ll hear about:

  • How CCI hones in on vent management: See what no modifier can separate in pulmonolgy claims.
  • E/M watch: Learn about new bundles for hydration codes.
  • CCI takes aim at 87641 (Staphylococcus aureus). Find out how.
  • The final answer on billing indicator dilution study codes with anesthesia.
  • How transmyocardial thranscatheter closure codes are now bundled into dozens of cardiology codes.
  • When you can use a modifier to unbundle these new edits ... and when you can't.
  • Get paid for more services: Which codes are no longer unrestricted.
  • Have additional questions? Ask your expert speaker during the interactive Q&A!

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.
  • Complementary 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

Tina Landskroener - Medical Coding  Expert

Tina Landskroener, CMBS-I, CCS-P, CPC has over twenty years in the medical field with a multi-specialty background that includes Internal Medicine/Family Practice, Cardiovascular, Obstetrics, Physical Medicine, Pain Management, Chiropractic and Anesthesia.  She has been teaching coding and billing courses for over 12 years, and is a past Advisory Board Member of AAPC.  She began teaching in 1992 at Utah Career College and soon became their Director of Education for 2...   More Info
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