In this session, expert speaker Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC will address common challenges with coding advanced pain management procedures including spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal drug delivery (trial, implant and refills), kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty. You will get to know the reimbursement changes for 2017, plus get tips on where to locate information in a procedure note as well as receive resources that will assist with coding these complex cases.
Amy will also talk about topics such as medical necessity for neuromodulation and clear up the confusions that exist regarding appropriate CPT codes. Additionally, you’ll understand if the leads are billable in a spinal cord stimulator trial, and get a better understanding of intrathecal drug delivery.
Who should attend?
Medical coders, medical billers, physician office managers and personnel and pain physicians
Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC has worked most of her career in the Pain Management field. Her focus is on compliance and appropriate documentation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of HealthCare Management from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Amy’s combination of clinical experience and coding & billing offers insights that speak well to both the clinician and the billing & coding expert.