2019 Coding Update for Podiatry

Event Information
Product Format
Live Webinar
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Conference Date
Add to my calendar   Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Aired Time
9 am ET | 8 am CT | 7 am MT | 6 am PT
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get Expert Insights on 2019 Podiatry Coding Updates Before They Trigger a Denial

The changes to Medicare policies in your area can affect how you report debridement of ulcers, and other foot care treatments. Here’s an opportunity to beat denials with invaluable coding and billing guidance to maximize your claims in 2019. Make certain all your claims are paid in the New Year by ensuring you are ready for the CPT® 2019 and ICD 10 coding changes for podiatry.

Learn from industry veteran Lynn Anderanin the current ICD-10 status and the CPT® 2019 changes that will affect the services that podiatrists and other foot care specialists perform. Anderanin will walk you through the fundamentals of podiatry coding and billing, and review any changes for 2019 that may affect the reporting of these services. She will bring you up to speed with the current coding guidelines and policies for podiatry, teach you how to code correctly for services and supplies related to orthotics – including the recently added new codes for orthotics – and provide useful documentation suggestions for podiatric procedures. You will understand the latest coding guidelines for Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and National Coverage Determinations (NCDs), how to utilize the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) appropriately when a patient is responsible for payment, and the latest guidelines for dispensing diabetic shoes. You will also learn what codes should be reported when, what insurance carriers will not cover, and when it is appropriate not to bill the patient.

Session Highlights:

Here's a sampling of what the webinar will cover:

  • Diagnosis coding for Podiatry – getting to the specifics
  • Understanding foot care and what is required for meeting medical necessity
  • Understanding Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and National Coverage Determinations
  • Correct coding for services and supplies related to orthotics
  • New code recently added for orthotics
  • Documentation suggestions for the procedures a podiatrist performs
  • Utilizing the ABN appropriately when a patient is responsible for payment
  • Latest guidelines for dispensing diabetic shoes

Who Should Attend:

  • Podiatrists
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Billers
  • Coders
  • Managers
  • Medical assistants

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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