2020 CPT® Updates for Orthopedics

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
60 minutes
Product Description

Keep Your Orthopedic Coding on the Cutting Edge in 2020


With CMS throwing a plethora of coding changes, 2020 is going to be no different. But without good instruction, you’ll be driving into 2020 without a reliable GPS. Gear up in advance for invaluable coding and billing guidance on how to maximize your orthopedic claims in 2020.

Catch up on all the coding changes that will impact orthopedics coding in this information-packed webinar. This webinar will allow review the major changes made to CPT® in Orthopedics for 2020.  It will cover the new, revised, and deleted codes that affect the musculoskeletal system as well as the nervous system, including antibiotic drug implants and new injections.

This session will focus on the CPT® coding changes relevant to orthopedics for 2020 focusing on the integumentary, musculoskeletal and nervous system chapters of CPT®, so attendees will receive information relevant to their daily code assignment.  Speaker will also discuss the rationale of the new codes from the AMA’s perspective, so that attendees will understand how to use the codes and be compliant.  The session will also give attendees the latest information on the major insurance carriers orthopedic policies for proper reimbursement.

Let orthopedic coding expert Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPC-I, COSC walk you through the 2020 changes relating to orthopedic coding and documentation for CPT® codes, CCI bundling issues, and CMS fee schedule.

After attending this instructive session, you will have the tools and the knowledge you need to confidently code orthopedic services in 2020. Be sure to attend, because every single coding revision will impact your orthopedic reimbursement in the coming year!

Session Highlights

This expert session will teach you to:

  • Newly revised descriptions of intermediate and complex wound repairs.
  • E/M changes for 2020
  • New codes for insertion and removal of drug delivery devices to replace 11981-11983 in orthopaedics
  • Dry needling codes for insertion of needles without injection.
  • Nervous system codes to represent procedures performed on the nerve branches of the genicular nerve and nerves innervating the SI joint.
  • Bonus:  Sneak peak at the E/M changes for 2021.

Who Should Attend

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Office managers
  • Specialty coders
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Surgery schedulers
  • Collectors
  • Insurance claims representatives
  • Insurance claims processors
  • Medical assistants
  • Prior authorization specialists
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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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