Spinal Surgery Coding Secrets

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Jan 07, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Spinal fusions, laminectomies, foramenotomies, oh my!

Don't let complex spinal surgeries scare you away from proper coding. This teleconference will break down the critical elements of spinal surgery coding to into bite-sized pieces. You'll walk away with tools that ensure you assign the proper CPT codes and know the rules to a tee. 

What you’ll learn:

  • Know these primary and secondary elements of spinal surgery coding -- and why they're important.
  • Coding how-to for the newest technologies used in spinal surgery. Follow these case studies.
  • Did the doc cross spinal regions? Here's how to choose appropriate code combinations.
  • Junctional region and anterior-posterior procedure coding: Get your answers here.
  • Nail the number of levels of decompression, arthrodesis, and instrumentation performed.
  • 3 Must-have tips on helping your surgeons improve operative note dictation.
  • Don't fall behind: A summary of CPT changes in 2009 ... and plans for 2010.

Who should attend? Orthopedic and neurosurgical coders, billers, and practice managers.

Your registration includes:


  • "Risk-free guarantee. If you aren't completely satisfied with your purchase, we will refund your money."
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!


  • "Complete training for your entire staff: Buy it once, use it again and again. Our CDs and transcripts are an unbeatable on-site training tool for you and all your staff."


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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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