Find out how changes to CPT and ICD-10-CM codes for bunions and bunionettes change the way you should code in 2017.
Recorded Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Foot coding is complicated. Procedure notes are difficult to understand and you can get easily confused on how to code the services properly. And with 2017 here, you must adapt to both CPT and ICD-10-CM coding changes for your most frequent foot procedures. Not only that, Medicare Administrative Contractors and other payers are issuing strict policies for foot surgeries that practices must fight to get paid.
Join coding expert Ruby O’Brochta Woodward as she breaks down key coding changes for complicated foot procedures. This on demand webinar will teach you the new documentation and code selection requirements to ensure proper reimbursement for revamped hallux rigidus correction codes and new bunion and bunionectomy ICD-10-CM codes.
Use this comprehensive foot coding on demand webinar to:
- Find out about key CPT code changes to hallux rigidus and hallux valgus correction and how they will impact your code selection for these procedures
- Avoid confusion over the new ICD-10-CM bunion codes – learn exactly how they differ from hallux valgus because the code you select could affect payment
- Get guidance on how to code complicated foot procedures that can trip you up
- Gain a working understanding of the bilateral extremity nerve disorder codes
Get the guidance you need on this year’s foot coding changes to ensure accurate reimbursement.
YOUR EXPERT PRESENTER
Ruby O’Brochta Woodward, BSN, CPC, CPMA, COSC, CSFAC
Ruby comes with over 40 years of experience in the medical arena starting as an orthopedic nurse. She served a dual role in nursing and coding for nearly 30 years transitioning into the business aspect of medicine in early 2000. Currently she is a Clinical Technical Editor with Decision Health. Ruby's areas of expertise include coding, documentation, policy interpretation, education, data quality, appeals and denials. Ruby is passionate about orthopedics and enjoys sharing that passion with others. Ruby currently serves as the Member Development Officer for the Minneapolis, MN chapter and is a member of the AAPC chapter association board of directors.