Laminectomy and Laminotomy - Keys to Your Reimbursement

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Jul 28, 2010
60 Minutes
Product Description

The key to correct coding and billing lies in matching the CPT descriptors with the surgeon’s notes.

Correctly coding for lumbar laminectomy and laminotomy is a puzzle for many coders. The CPT editorial explanations of segment, interspace and level make it difficult for coders to understand the application of laminectomy and laminotomy codes for multilevel decompressions.

Join neurosurgeon, and coding expert, Greg Przybylski, MD for this 1-hour audio session where he will reveal methods to determine the number of decompressive levels performed and what differentiates a laminectomy and laminotomy.

Here's just a sample of what Dr. Przybylski will cover:

  • Keys and details to differentiate laminectomy from laminotomy
  • How to properly determine the number of levels decompressed
  • Know when a laminectomy is bundled into another procedure
  • Differentiate unilateral from bilateral decompression codes
  • Services that are bundled with laminectomy and laminotomy
  • Choose the best code reflecting the laminectomy approach used every time

Who should attend? Neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine office managers, coders, and physicians.

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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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