2012 Ob-Gyn Coding Update

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Melanie Witt, RN, MA
Conference Date
Wed, Dec 21, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Learn what's on the 2012 coding horizon for Ob-Gyn with top coding expert, Melanie Witt — from the comfort of your own office


Your practice won't receive all the reimbursement it deserves if you don't have a complete and thorough understanding of the Ob-Gyn coding changes in store for 2012. But you don't have to travel to Chicago to get the whole picture.

Get your entire staff ready for 2012 in just 60 minutes. Learn all of the new, revised and deleted codes for Ob-Gyn services with Melanie Witt's information-packed event.Avoid claim denials right from the start of 2012.

Don't risk delayed payments -- get up to speed on the CPT's Ob-Gyn codes for 2012.

Session will include:


  • How will the 3-day payment window rule affect your hospital owned practice?  When you use the new modifier you will get paid, but....
  • A few new telehealth services have been adding, but you won't be reporting them with a CPT code.  Learn what they are and how to provider them.
  • Changes to RVUs for obstetric services will have practices smiling.
  • On the other hand, your PC charges for multiple ultrasounds will be disappointing.
  • Finally, the requirements Medicare wants to see on the Health Risk Assessment form you use during an annual wellness visit - not as much work as you may have anticipated, and you are going to get paid more for doing it.
  • Electronic prescribing is here to stay - and so are payment adjustments for those who are eligible, but have not yet made the transition.


  • Initial observation codes are changing time zones.  Learn how to use this new benefit and why the change was necessary.
  • Think you know who to decide if a patient is new or established to your practice? Listen in to find out why what you thought may no longer be applicable.
  • Semantics for prolonged services and the difference between professional and clinical staff may alter some of your coding. Find out what all the fuss was about.
  • Having problems figuring out all those new vaccines with multiple conjugates?   CPT has a established a simple rule to help you out.
  • If you surgeon is using skin grafts with his gyn surgery, you will want to find out about the massive changes in the section of CPT.

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? Billing staff, coding staff, doctors, office managers, and collection staff in Ob-Gyn clinics and practices


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About Our Speaker

Melanie Witt - Ob Gyn Coding Expert

Melanie Witt, RN, MA is an independent coding education consultant and a well-known speaker and recognized expert in the area of coding and reimbursement for ob-gyn services. She is the former program manager of the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Witt is also the consulting editor for Ob-Gyn Coding Alert.

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