CMS is finalizing various new CPT coding and documentation guidelines that might directly affect you medical practices. Get everything ready in advance for invaluable coding and billing guidance on how to maximize your orthopedic claims in 2019.
The correct coding and billing accuracy is crucial for orthopedics services to maximize reimbursement claims. Coders, physicians, and other staff members are increasingly encountering problems on interpreting and applying the coding guidelines and correct procedure codes. Every single coding revision will impact your orthopedic reimbursement in the coming year.
The expert, Margie S. Vaught walk you through the 2019 changes relating to orthopedic coding and documentation for CPT® codes, CCI bundling issues, and CMS fee schedule. Find out how CMS wants to change documentation for E&M services, which new codes ICD-10 has added, and how the documentation guidelines to support ICD-10 diagnosis codes have been updated. But that’s not all: find out about the likely changes to NCCI guidelines, as well as to chapter four of the guidelines.
After attending this webinar, participants will be able:
- Know the ICD-10 changes for orthopedic offices
- Know what are the new and changed 2019 CPT coding for orthopedic issues
- Access the CMS final physician fee schedule for 2019
- Learn to prepare for the 2019 NCCI bundling and unbundling for musculoskeletal issues
- Know when and how to use modifiers
- New and changed 2019 CPT codes and guidelines
- ICD-10 codes for orthopedics offices.
- CMS 2019 Final physician fee Schedule
- 2019 NCCI bundling and unbundling for Musculoskeletal Issues
- E&M services documentation changes
- Modifier use
- Q&A Session
- Orthopedic Surgeon
- Office Managers
- Practice Managers
About the Presenter:
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare arena, including more than 20 years in orthopedic coding, billing, and reimbursement. She frequently performs internal audits, provides education and training to physicians and office staff and helps clinics establish billing and compliance manuals. She is an advisor on orthopedic coding to the Board of Medical Specialty Coding, and she helped develop the Advanced Orthopedic Coding credentialing exam. Vaught has contributed many articles to the AAOS Bulletin, and she serves as consulting editor to Medical Practice Coding Pro and the Orthopedic Coder’s Pink Sheet.
You will receive an email with login information and handouts (presentation slides) that you can print and share to all participants at your location.
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