Lower Extremity, Hips, and Knee Surgical Procedures for 2012

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Conference Date
Tue, May 08, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Are you implementing 2012’s big changes to your orthopedic practice?

Every dollar counts — this year especially. Not only have knee arthroscopy procedure codes 29880 and 29881 suffered a huge cut in reimbursement, but SI joint injections are subject to major changes. If that’s not enough to make your head spin, orthopedic practices everywhere are trying to get a handle on how to bill and report for FAI hip procedures.

This 60 minute audio presentation is focused on hip and knee procedures, given by expert Margie S. Vaught, you’ll find all the tools you need to maximize your 2012 claims. Don’t leave ethical reimbursement your physician deserves on the table. Register for the event now!

This session will help you:

  • Underline key documentation for 2012 knee arthroscopy procedures. 
  • Learn how to bill SI joint injections, given this year’s changes.
  • Audit yourself: Are applying the right codes for arthroscopic FAI hip procedures?
  • Untangle total joint arthroplasties with this overview of complicated infected total joints and conversion situations.
  • Decide who you should reference for those tricky claim situations: the AAOS or CCI.

Who should attend? Coders, billers, office managers, practice managers, orthopedic surgeons, orthopedists, physicians

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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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