Debridement And Wound Care Coding For 2012

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Conference Date
Wed, Mar 07, 2012
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Understand & Apply New CPT Debridement And Wound Care Codes Correctly!


New and revised debridement and wound care code guidelines for 2012 clarifies how to choose between the two code groups. As per the new guidelines, CPT® codes pertaining to wound debridement and active wound care require MORE documentation than ever before.

Join for this 60 minute audio conference where our coding expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR will provide you coding tips and the documentation checklist to back them up. Register and take away valuable knowledge & updates that can save you lots of money.

The Session Highlights:

  • Understand the difference between wound debridement, open fracture debridement  vs active wound care coding
  • Learn what surgical debridement documentation is NOW required for all three different debridement CPT®  code ranges
  • Know the difference between non-selective wound care codes, selective wound care codes, and application of wound vacs
  • Identify the NCCI and CPT®  bundling issues as well as payer/carrier policies and interpretation
  • Walk through the examples/scenarios as to how the coding should look
  • Understand when skin grafting/replacement is involved


Who should attend? Coders; Billers; Wound care clinics; Physicians; Managers; Anyone who treats, codes, documents for patient that have open acute wounds to chronic wounds as well as patients with open fractures

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About Our Speaker

Margie Scalley Vaught - Wound Care Coding Expert

With over 30+ years’ experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, understands how offices are structured.  Margie spent twenty 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...   More Info
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