Spinal Instability and Spinal Fusion Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Darlene Boschert, RHIA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I
Conference Date
Wed, May 02, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get Updated On Spinal Arthrodesis, Instability And Fusion Surgery -- And Watch Your Bottom Line Grow.

Join us for a powerful, interactive conference featuring dozens of tips, tactics, guidelines and techniques, guiding you to the most efficient, ethical way to get your claims paid more accurately and quickly.

Learn from expert Darlene Boschert, CPC, CPC-H, CCP, CMM, CHCO, CMT, CMA, the anatomy and medical terminology used in spinal conditions and the cause of most spinal conditions. Learn how to code the different procedures by using both Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9). Discover the different types of procedures performed for common conditions of the spine.

As an added benefit, get charts of anatomy pictures of the spine, reference documents to the CPT Coding Assistant and The Coding Clinic. Also, get case summaries to practice your new learned skills.

Here's What You'll learn:

  • What is spinal instrumentation?
  • The difference between the disc spaces of the spine and the vertebrae.
  • Don’t let spinal coding stiffen you up!
  • What medical necessity do I need to get my physician paid?
  • What is arthrodesis and what are the different procedures?

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Physicians, administrators, office managers, HIM directors, and coders.

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About Our Speaker

Darlene Boschert - Emergency Medicine Coding Expert

Darlene Boschert, RHIA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I has been in the medical field for over 30 years.  She is currently working for Altegra Health, formerly known as The Coding Source, as a Senior Coding Specialist and Auditor.  She is with them for the past 5 years.  She works from home and does some traveling for them when the client does not EHR.

Darlene has served on The National...   More Info
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