Coding Tips for Knee Procedures

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Thu, Sep 16, 2010
60 Minutes
Product Description

Insurance carriers are scrutinizing arthroscopic cases more closely and requiring additional information.

You need to make sure that your knee coding is what it should be if you want to collect appropriate reimbursement.

CPT states that procedures performed in different compartments of the knee can be reported separately. Make sure you can identify the compartments of the knee and the proper coding using procedure codes and modifiers.

Join expert orthopedic coder, Lynn Anderanin for this 60-minute seminar where she will look at arthroscopic, as well as other knee procedures that some insurance carriers consider experimental or investigational.

Here's a look at what Lynn will cover:

  • Knee anatomy and proper CPT coding
  • Coding knee arthroscopy by compartments
  • Sample appeals letters for inappropriately denied knee procedures
  • The OATS procedure and its complications in coding
  • HCPCS codes related to arthroscopic knee procedures
  • Proper use of modifiers to designate separate procedures performed in the knee
  • Intra-operative platelet rich plasma injections to promote healing
  • Different procedures related to arthroplasty or reconstruction of the knee
  • ICD-9 and CPT coding of ACL repairs

Who should attend? Physicians and other non physician providers involved in performing and coding knee procedures, coders, and administrators.


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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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