2013 Orthopedic CPT Changes

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Conference Date
Thu, Dec 06, 2012
60 minutes
Product Description

All The New And Revised Orthopedic Codes.

Are you up to date on the latest orthopedic codes? Don’t miss out on big reimbursements because you don’t have all the necessary information going into the New Year. Get on top of all the new and revised codes impacting orthopedics in just one 60-minute session with expert coder Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR

You'll learn about subsection guidelines along with all the comments that CPT has regarding the appropriate way to use the new and revised CPT codes for 2013. Also, you'll get the handouts which will help you to get all of the key people in your office up to speed on CPT updates.

Here's what you will learn:

  • New codes for total joint revisions.
  • Changes in the NCS section of the 2013 CPT Manual.
  • What really is chemodenervation, and how are the codes to be used.
  • Intraoperative monitoring during surgical procedures changed for 2013 with specific guidelines showing when and how you should use them.
  • Changes in spinal coding are also issues for 2013.
  • Changes to the code descriptions of all the EM services will be discussed, and through CPT manuals as well.

Who should attend? Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Orthopedic Surgeons

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About Our Speaker

Margie Scalley Vaught - Wound Care Coding Expert

With over 30+ years’ experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, understands how offices are structured.  Margie spent twenty years in the field of Orthopedics.  She obtained Certified Professional Coder (CPC) designation in 1995 from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), where she served...   More Info
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