Coding Concepts That Every Provider, Manager and Non- Coder Should (Must) Know

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA
Length
90 minutes
Product Description

Get In Depth CPT® Coding Concepts with Specific Examples and How They Relate To the Bigger Picture of Compliance, Accuracy and Reimbursement.

This 90-minute session is the outcome of over 15 years of teaching coding and billing by speaker Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, CPC-H, MBA to providers, coders, billers and managers. It covers all the basic concepts of CPT® coding with just enough detail to make it meaningful and memorable. The topics presented here are “must know” concepts that everyone responsible for coding should know.

Jeffrey will cover a wide range of CPT® coding concepts with numerous interesting and informational examples from his experience and training over 1,000 certified coders. He will share his practical knowledge in coding and billing gathered from teaching hundreds of live seminars worldwide. It starts with the basics such as manual symbols, place of service codes and the organization of the CPT® manual. It then covers the highlights for every section of the CPT® manual.

Key areas include:

  • E&M
  • Surgical Guidelines
  • OB/GYN Rules
  • Modifiers
  • CPT® Appendices

The aim of this live audio conference is to impart to billers, management and providers the complexity and scope of the CPT® manual using actual examples from each section. This course is a great introduction and review for medical coders. It does not require any prior knowledge of coding or billing.

The take-away here is a solid foundation of CPT® coding concepts with specific examples and how they relate to the bigger picture of compliance, accuracy and reimbursement.

Areas covered in the session:

  • Coding conventions
  • Manual Symbols
  • Place of Service Codes
  • Claims Forms
  • Organization of the CPT® manual
  • Index organization
  • Key Concepts such as:
    • The surgical package
    • Separate procedures
    • Add-On Codes
    • Modifier 51 exempt codes
    • CPT® appendices
  • E & M key concepts
  • CPT® Sections
  • Anesthesia for OB and other anesthesia concepts
  • Surgery Section 10000 to 69999; and surgery Guidelines
  • Integumentary guidelines, wound repair, closures, benign versus malignant
  • Musculoskeletal procedures
  • Cardiology and Respiratory procedures
  • Digestive system and endoscopies
  • Urinary System, OB/GYN basics
  • Endocrine System, Neurology, Eye and Ears, Radiology
  • Path/Lab codes
  • Medicine Section
  • Psychiatry and psychology codes
  • Neurology testing, Ear testing, Ophthalmological testing
  • Category II and III CPT Codes
  • CPT® Appendices
  • Modifiers (CPT® and HCPC), Medicare modifiers
  • What is not in the CPT® manual?
  • Billing issues
  • CPT®/ICD-9 linking

Who should attend

Billing manager, Provider, Practice manager, CFO, Billers, Beginning Coders, Managers and especially all Providers. This comprehensive Coding Concepts course is suitable for management and Providers as well.

 

 

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About Our Speaker

Jeffrey Restuccio - Ophthalmology and Optometry Coding Expert

Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA, is a certified coding instructor specializing in Eyecare coding, billing and documentation. Jeff has over twenty years of experience and since 2007 has conducted over 350 live seminars, nationwide specifically for Eyecare. Jeff has personally audited over 10,000 medical records and presents nationally on auditing and documentation issues. Through the www.eyecodingforum.com website, Jeff offers coding and billing training, audits and a...   More Info
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