2013 Knee Updates, Changes And Medicare

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Prerecorded Event
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
60 Minutes
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Confusion around Coding And Reimbursement For Knee Surgical Procedures? Read on...

If coding for knee surgical procedures has been causing you headaches, you are not alone, especially when it comes to knee arthroscopies. This 60 minute webinar will cover the CMS/CCI issues as well as CPT and what AAOS states in their bulletins and programs.

Join this educative session presented by expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR. You will be able to code more confidently for knee arthroscopy procedures after listening to and participating in this webinar.  During this session you will also know what to look for in an operative note when it comes to loose bodies and how to report them.

Take a look at what you'll learn:

  • What is all included in 29880 and 29881 per CPT and CCI.
  • Know when you will be able to report separately for removal of loose bodies and what would be the appropriate code and modifier.
  • When it comes to total knees and revision of total knees how they are reported and what to look for in the operative note.
  • How to apply the NCCI guidelines and should you apply across the board to all payers/carriers.
  • Answering and providing support for your tough knee surgical procedures.

Who should attend? Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Managers, Therapists

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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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