Simply reading the operative summary is not enough. Since every type of hysterectomy has certain requirements, billing can only take place when the documentation supports it. Before billing, you must identify the surgical approach, know the weight of the uterus and adnexal structures, and recognize other related procedures.
Join Ob-Gyn coding expert, Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA, for this 1 hour webinar where she will l cover the documentation details required and available codes to successfully bill for hysterectomy surgery.Bonus: Melanie will provide you with a “cheat sheet” to make coding easier.
Plus: Learn the buzz words that signify each type of hysterectomy.
Here's what you will learn:
Melanie Witt, RN, MA is an independent coding education consultant and a well-known speaker and recognized expert in the area of coding and reimbursement for ob-gyn services. She is the former program manager of the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Witt is also the consulting editor for Ob-Gyn Coding Alert.