Coding Questions and New Procedures in Orthopedic Surgery

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Tue, Jun 21, 2016
60 minutes
Product Description

Get the Latest Information on Common Questions and Current Trends in Orthopedic Surgery

Everyday there are new policies being created to tighten up on orthopedic surgery coding because it is one of the most costly specialties to insurance companies.  As the insurance companies continue to find ways of reducing costs on common orthopedic procedures like joint replacements, arthroscopy, and spine surgery, it takes more knowledge and expertise to keep up with changes.  This conference by our expert speaker Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, is geared to provide you with the latest information on common questions and current trends in Orthopedic Surgery.

This conference will discuss the most current trends in orthopedic surgery that get you up to date with what is happening now. Lynn will answer the most common coding questions for orthopedics and assist you increasing your knowledge on 2016 policy changes for some of the largest insurance carriers.

Lynn will review how to use the NCCI Policy Manual that will assist you with some of the denials they may be seeing in addition to tips on what to do when you feel a procedure has been denied in error.  There will be a website references to assist in finding insurance policies after the conference.

Session Highlights:

  • Total joint replacements and revisions—Insights on Chapter IV
  • Review of NCCI Arthroscopy, shoulder debridement, Arthroscopic imaging technology, Laminectomy and combined fusion, and more!
  • New Category III codes related to orthopedics
  • Cigna Strapping May 16, 2016
  • Current policies for arthroscopic debridement
  • NCCI Policy Manual changes for 2016
  • Brief look at the ICD-10-CM changes for 2017
  • Policy changes from United Healthcare and Cigna
  • Ultrasound Guidance for Injections

Who Should Attend

  • Coders
  • Collection staff
  • Billers
  • Surgery schedulers in Orthopedic surgery

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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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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