2016 Coding Updates for Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Prerecorded Event
Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
60 minutes
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Review Ob-Gyn CPT® Coding Essentials for 2016


2016 has seen changes and updates to CPT® coding for Obstetrics and Gynecology. It’s time to review some Ob-Gyn coding essentials as you continue down the path to ICD-10. There are addition, deletion and updates to the Ob-Gyn CPT® codes – we hope your coding and documentation are reflecting these changes. if possible by attending this session.

If you’re not sure you’re doing it correctly, you have a chancé to find out and take corrective measures by attending this session by expert speaker Lori-Lynn Webb. Here, she will cover not only the CPT® changes and updates but also take a look at the issues and criteria for effective coding for ICD-10-CM for the OB/GYN specialty. Among other things, she’ll also address clinical documentation needs and requirements for effective billing and reimbursement.

This presentation will provide you a good primary coding help for getting started and continuing down the path of ICD-10. It will also include an Excel spreadsheet that has some useful cross-reference diagnosis tools. Lori-Lynn will also cover some basics of E&M and time based coding to enhance the additions and deletions from the CPT® and HCPCS code sets that are relevant to obstetrics and gynecology

Session Highlights:

  • 2016 CPT®  changes preview and analysis
  • Changes in integumentary, musculoskeletal, abdominal, ENT, Imaging, Lab and other service codes
  • Review of the new Ob-Gyn CPT® codes, to include additions, deletions and updates
  • Review of the new HCPCS codes that affect OB and GYN coding
  • New E&M guidelines
  • Review E&M Criteria and Pregnancy flow sheet clinical documentation
  • Clinical Documentation requirements
  • Learn how to audit/review for global packages and "unbundled" services
  • Understand difficult and unusual ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the usage within the CPT® code-set for Ob & Gn
  • Coding Case Studies and Review for both Ob & Gyn


A snapshot of changes:

  • CPT® Add on code: +99355 and +99415
  • CPT® 10035 Soft Tissue Localization and Add on Code +10036
  • CPT® Code: 20553 – Trigger Point Injections
  • CPT® Code: 49185 – Sclerotherapy
  • CPT® Code: 69209 – Impacted Cerumen
  • CPT® Code: 74712 Fetal MRI
  • CPT® Code: 77057 
  • CPT® Code: 80081 OB Panel (Including HIV testing)
  • CPT® Code: 81432 Genetic Marker Test Code
  • Core Requirements in E&M for new patients codes, established patients codes
  • Code: 99499 = Unlisted Evaluation and Management Service
  • Global Codes – Obstetrics
  • OB “Unbundled”  “Non-Package” Services
  • Diagnosis Rules for OB in ICD-10-CM
  • ACOG OB Flowsheet Tips
  • Coding for Complications with E/Ms
  • OB Complication Diagnoses
  • Postpartum Diagnosis Coding
  • Emergent Placenta Delivery  Only CPT® code 59414


Who should attend?

  • Ob-Gyn coders
  • Billers
  • Front office Staff /Pre-authorization/Referral specialists
  • Practice managers
  • Physicians

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About Our Speaker

Lori Lynne - ICD 10 Training Expert

Lori-Lynne A. Webb - CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, is an independent coding, compliance, and auditing specialist. She has 20+ years of multi-specialty coding experience and teaches coding, compliance, auditing and billing skills for clinical and clerical staff, utilizing AMA and AHIMA curriculum. She specializes in women’s ob-gyn services, maternal fetal ultrasound services, urology and general surgical procedures, to include physician based and...   More Info
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