Debridement And Wound Care Coding For 2011

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
Thu, Aug 18, 2011
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Take a look at what’s covered:

  • Explain the difference between wound debridement, open fracture debridement vs. active wound care coding
  • Describe what surgical debridement documentation is NOW required for all three different debridement CPT code ranges
  • Distinguish 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
  • Provide examples/scenarios as to how the coding will look for 2011

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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