The year 2017 has brought in a number of changes and updates for shoulder surgical procedures. It also marked the beginning of the application of new techniques and procedures performed on the shoulders, and the way documentation work is processed has changed as well. These critical changes involve bundling issues that can make life difficult for coders, billers and surgeons alike.
Join expert speaker Margie S. Vaught as she covers the changes regarding shoulder procedure coding and bundling issues. She will also discuss ongoing issues with shoulder procedures and how CCI guidelines and edits changed for 2017. Further, Margie will discuss correct coding and documentation for these procedures, including arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction (ASCR).
Who should attend
Margie Vaught has over 30+ years’ 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 and spent twenty-five 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 as a National Board Member...
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