Coding for Hand Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Wed, Sep 07, 2011
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Tips, tactics and techniques for quicker, more accurate hand surgery reimbursements.

Hand Surgery can be a complicated due to the multiple tendons, blood vessels, nerves, bones, and other parts of the hand.  With the proper used of CPT codes and modifiers reimbursement can be maximized for the hand surgeons.  CPT codes are utilized from multiple systems within CPT so knowledge of each of the CPT codes available is important.

Join Lynn Anderanin for a look at the anatomy of the hand, a review of common terminology and when to utilize wrist codes versus hand/finger codes.  
PLUS: Common hand injuries and how to code them.

Check out what’s covered:

  • Basic anatomy of the hand 
  • Modifiers specific to hand coding and when they should be reported
  • Nerve repairs and the CPT codes to use in different scenarios.
  • When and how to report microscopic repair.
  • Getting reimbursed for every finger treated.
  • Proper coding for finger, hand, and wrist. 

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? Hand Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, coders, PA, nurses

 

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About Our Speaker

Lynn Anderanin - Orthopedic Guidelines Expert for ICD 10

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, is the  Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physicians revenue cycle management company. She has over 35 years experience in all areas of the physician practice, and specializes in Orthopaedics.  Lynn is currently a  workshop and audio presenter. She is a  former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, and has served...   More Info
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