Refresher for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Coding

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC
Conference Date
Thu, Mar 20, 2008
90 Minutes
Product Description

Take your coding skills beyond simple facial fracture surgeries.

Are your coding skills for oral and maxillofacial surgery cases in ship shape? From E/Ms and simple facial fractures to more advanced cases such as head and neck cancer, you can’t afford to make a single mistake on your claims. So staying up to date on the latest coding policies and billing practices is critical for optimal reimbursement.

And you can do just that in 90 minutes with expert speaker John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC. He’ll start out by reviewing the newest E/M codes and the latest CPT procedures and modifier changes. Then you’ll dig in to topics like major surgeries involving excisions facial reconstruction. At the end of the session, you’ll have newfound confidence to improve your reimbursement, avoid denials and survive audits.

Who should attend: Coders, auditors, compliance professionals, physicians, NPPs, dental and maxillofacial surgeons, administrators in oral and maxillofacial, as well as ENT, head and neck cancer specialists and plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Clinical information every coder should know: Common conditions, not-so-common conditions, anatomical terms and more.
  • The ins and outs of ORIF -- and how to choose the right CPT codes for every procedure.
  • Straightforward recommendations for modifiers -- with examples.
  • When interdental fixation is bundled to fracture care codes -- and which ones.
  • Got a biopsy before an invasive surgery? Learn how to choose the best biopsy codes.
  • Reconstructive coding: Oral cancer and free flap coding demystified!
  • 5 Tips on tackling consults the Medicare way.
  • Have lingering questions? You have the floor with John during an 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.
  • Complimentary 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

John F. Bishop - Billing Coding Expert

John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC, has 35 years experience as a surgical physician assistant, and more than 25 years experience in physician practice management, coding, billing and reimbursement. Bishop is a national leader in multispecialty coding and reimbursement, advanced E&M coding and paper negotiations.

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