Sinuplasty And Balloon Dilation With Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, AAPC Fellow
Conference Date
Wed, May 18, 2011
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get ready to gain a better understanding of ENT surgical coding

Balloon dilation is a relatively new technology which requires new coding.

Get your questions answered by Otolaryngology coding expert Barbara J. Cobuzzi in this 1-hour audio conference.

     o What is the proper way to code for and get reimbursed for balloon Sinuplasty services?
     o What do you do when you receive resistance to payment from your payer?
     o What are the opportunities for performing dilation in the office versus in the ASC or outpatient facility and what are the reimbursement differentials?

Here’s a look at some of what Barbara will cover:

  • Get the update to the new codes for 2011 CPT for endoscopic sinus surgery applicable to Balloon Sinus dilation
  • Understand how to code when balloon dilation Sinuplasty services, with functional sinus surgery and without functional surgery (dilation only)
  • Terminology documentation – Find out how terminology in the documentation effects the coding and reimbursement
  • Is fluoroscopy billable in additional to balloon Sinuplasty?
  • What steps you should take when denials are received and how you can deny the denials
  • Find out the benefits for your patients, which is reason enough to get pre-certification and approval from third party payers

Who should attend? Physicians, Physician Assistants, Office Managers / Administrators, Billing Managers, Billing Supervisors, Coders, Accounts Receivable Department

 

 

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About Our Speaker

Barbara J. Cobuzzi - Healthcare Compliance Training Expert

Barbara J. Cobuzzi owns CRN Healthcare Solutions which provides value added provider consulting services. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from New York University. She holds certifications from the AAPC as a CPC (certified physician coder), COC (certified hospital outpatient coder), CPC-P (certified payer coder) a CPC-I (certified coding instructor) and a CPCO (certified professional compliance officer). She also holds...   More Info
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