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:
Who should attend? Neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine office managers, coders, and physicians.
- Barbara J. Cobuzzi
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...
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