Skin Coding for 2009: Eliminate Denials Once and For All

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Tue, Jun 23, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get the ‘skinny’ on skin coding for 2009.

When it comes to reimbursement, you need to know the codes that save your hide.  If you get an Additional Documentation Request or an outright denial for a pre-authorized procedure, there are ways to ensure maximum charge recovery. In this 60-minute audio event, expert speaker Susan Ward will show you a step-by-step outline for timely, accurate and ironclad pre authorizations.

Here's what you will learn:

  • How to get a grip on payer terms
  • 13 op note terms that help you select the correct 5th digit for pressure ulcers.
  • Op note tip-offs that you should look beyond 116XX.
  • Test your 2009 skin savvy with Linda’s hands-on coding scenarios.
  • Easy-to-understand overview of all ICD-9 & CPT changes and revisions that affect dermatology and skin surgery.
  • Simple but effective tools to track authorizations and denials.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? General coders, dermatology coders, surgery coders, office managers, office billers

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible 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

Susan Ward - Medical Coding Expert

Susan Ward, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CDERC, CEMC, CPRC, has 20 years of coding and billing experience.  She currently works for a reconstructive plastic surgeon in Arizona.  She is an Approved PMCC Instructor, AAPC Workshop Presenter, and is called upon to speak nationally on Fraud and Abuse.

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