October is here and as you brace for the end of the Medicare grace period, you may be wondering which new and revised codes will have the greatest impact on your orthopedic practice, and what are the latest updates on the official coding guidelines. Let an expert help you dispel the confusion for your practice.
During this 60-minute informative session, Orthopedic coding expert Margie Scalley Vaught will go over the revised, deleted and new codes that will affect the orthopedic offices as it pertains to ICD-10 coding. She will also make sure that you are using ICD-10 appropriately, especially when it comes to those 7th characters. The AHA ICD-10 Coding Clinic has been releasing more information on the correct way to report the 7th characters as they relate to active, subsequent treatment, malunion/nonunion/delayed healing and late effects.
Margie will go over these situations with examples to help support correct reporting. You will receive the information from the official source of the ICD-10 coding guidelines as well as the Coding Clinics. This will help you develop tools and tips for your providers and coders in selecting the correct ICD-10 codes.
Who should attend
Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Orthopedic Surgeons
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...
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