Billing Tips & Coding Hints for Breast Imaging & Percutaneous Surgical Procedures

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Cheryl A. Schad, BA Ed, CPC, ACS-RA, PCS
Conference Date
Tue, Nov 06, 2012
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Pinpoint How to Code These Breast Radiology Services 

Have you wondered whether you may report 3D rendering with breast MRI CAD? You’re not alone. Many radiology practices and breast surgery centers get tangled up in the details, including what constitutes a “screening” versus a “diagnostic” mammogram and who determines that. 

Find the answers you need in this expert audio conference presented by Cheryl A. Schad, BA Ed, CPC, ACS-RA, PCS. You can ensure that you are not missing key details that could mean the difference between reimbursement and a denial.

This session will help you:

  • Highlight what documentation is necessary for billing 3D rendering in addition to breast MRIs.
  • Uncover how Medicare’s Ordering Exception rule impacts billing screening & diagnostic mammograms performed during same visit.
  • Learn how to code CADs.
  • Distinguish what constitutes a needle biopsy, wire placement, vacuum assisted biopsy, etc.
  • Draw the line between a needle aspiration and core biopsy.
  • Find out how to code metallic clip placements and specimen radiography.
  • Get your guidance procedures coded correctly (such as stereotactic, mammographic, ultrasound, CT, MRI, etc.). 

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker. 

Who should attend? Radiology coding & billing staff, Breast surgical centers’ coders & billersRadiology Administrators & Radiologists

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About Our Speaker

Cheryl A. Schad - Radiology Coding Expert

Cheryl A. Schad, BA Ed, CPC, ACS-RA, PCS, is a nationally-recognized Reimbursement Specialist and owner of Schad Medical Management, a physician reimbursement/compliance consulting firm that focuses on CPT and ICD-9 coding and Medicare Part B regulations.

Schad's personal area of expertise is diagnostic and interventional radiology. She has performed numerous workshops, seminars, and audio conferences for organizations including The Coding Institute, The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)...   More Info
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