2017 is already here and it’s time to assess and implement the 2017 CPT® coding changes for your orthopedic office. With new bunionectomy codes, new physical therapy evaluation codes and changes in the value of so many of the Orthopedic CPT® codes, you shouldn’t miss this informative session.
Join expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, in this informative session to go over all the changes that will affect Orthopedic Offices in 2017. Not only will she provide insights on the CPT® changes, she will also cover the Medicare physician fee schedule and their reporting issues regarding postoperative visit and injection codes when EM are involved.
In addition, Margie will review the changes in the NCCI chapter guideline. Subsection guidelines will be highlighted along with all the comments that CPT® has regarding the appropriate way to use the new and revised CPT® codes for 2017. The handouts supplied will help you to get all of the key people in your office up to speed. Links and page numbers from the Medicare physician fee schedule will also be provided for easy access and reading.
Who should attend
Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Orthopedic Surgeons
With 30+ years of experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie understands how offices are structured. Twenty of those years were spent 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 as a National Board Member...
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