Coding for hand/wrist surgical procedures isn’t a clear-cut exercise. And finger surgical procedures are even more complex, given the tendons involved and identifying whether they are flexors or extensors.
During this session, Margie S. Vaught will teach you how to report hand, wrist, and finger procedures—including procedures from basal joint arthroplasties to arthrodesís of the wrist and everything in between.
She’ll also explain what to look for in the operative notes to support the appropriate CPT® and ICD-10 codes, and modifiers.
Who Should Attend
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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