Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Live Virtual: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Maximize your orthopedic coding efficiency and conquer the most perplexing billing, coding, and compliance issues. Learn from our expert speakers as they provide you with important information and key updates about your medical practice specialty coding. You’ll get a 2022 CPT®, ICD-10-CM, physician fee schedule, and E/M update while tackling your most pressing musculoskeletal coding challenges, including common shoulder, hip, knee, and spine procedures.

BONUS: All attendees of the in-person Orthopedic Symposium will receive complimentary registration to this specialty coding virtual training!

After attending this virtual training, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the 2022 CPT and ICD-10-CM updates for orthopedic procedures
  • Describe Medicare policy and fee changes and new compliance risk areas for orthopedic practices
  • Describe how to handle new 2021 E/M office visit rules and implement a plan for the new wave of changes that will hit E/M encounters in other settings in 2023
  • Implement best practices to overcome orthopedic practices’ most frequent documentation and coding mistakes that may be triggering denials or reduced payment in shoulders, hips, and knees, including code bundling errors and operative note deficiencies
  • Explain the anatomy and coding for key spine procedures

This is your opportunity to purchase and train on multiple specialty tracks:


Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Agenda: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

*All times are in Eastern Time

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
2022 Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Get the orthopedic coding updates you need to start 2022 off strong, including CPT and ICD-10-CM changes, Medicare policy and fee changes, and new compliance risk areas.

11:55 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Troubleshoot Lingering Office E/M Issues, Prepare for 2023 Changes
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Clear up remaining questions about the 2021 E/M guidelines and lock in your understanding by coding office visit scenarios, then get a first look at expected 2023 changes to guidelines for facility and other E/M codes.

12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Live Q&A With the Expert
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Now’s your chance to ask your questions of our expert speaker. Send questions to our speaker through the virtual event platform and hear answers live!

1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
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1:40 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Top Joint-Related Coding Errors and How to Avoid Them
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Get a look at orthopedic practices’ most frequent documentation and coding mistakes that may be triggering denials or reduced payment in shoulders, hips, and knees, including code bundling errors and operative note deficiencies. Learn how to back up coding decisions with authoritative coding guidance.

2:35 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Spine Coding Update
Alison Kuley, CPC
Gain an understanding of the anatomy and coding for key spine procedures—as well as an understanding of frequent coding pitfalls. Learn the impacts of anticipated CPT coding changes for 2022.

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Live Q&A With the Experts
Alison Kuley, CPC, and Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Now’s your chance to ask your questions of our expert speakers. Send questions to our speakers through the virtual event platform and hear answers live!

4:00 p.m.
— Virtual Event Adjourns —

Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Speakers

Alison Kuley Alison Kuley, CPC, has been a Certified Professional Coder for more than a decade and is a noted expert in the field of spine coding. A member of the North American Spine Society Coding Committee, she is a regular speaker at conferences around the country. Kuley is currently on staff at National Medical Billing Services, where she works closely with her clients to make sure they understand what is needed to code cases accurately. Prior to that, she managed the revenue cycle staff at Litchfield Hills (Connecticut) Orthopedics. With her extensive experience, Kuley is an expert in process, procedures, and reimbursement methodologies for the complex and ever-changing specialty of orthopedics and spine.
Margie Scalley Vaught 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. Vaught frequently performs internal audits, provides education and training to physicians and office staff, and helps clinics establish billing and compliance policies. She is an advisor on orthopedic coding to the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance, and she helped develop the Advanced Orthopedic Coding credentialing exam. Vaught has contributed many articles to the AAOS Bulletin, and she serves as technical advisor to the DecisionHealth publications Medical Practice Coding Pro and the Orthopedic Coder’s Pink Sheet.

Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Pricing

Retail price: $299.00

Bundled Pricing Offers/Packages with the following Med Practice virtual offerings:

  • 2 virtual events 20% off: $473.00
  • 3 virtual events 30% off: $628.00

Group pricing is as follows:

  • 4–10 attendees = each attendee receives 10% off retail price
  • 11–15 attendees = each attendee receives 15% off retail price
  • 16–20 attendees = each attendee receives 20% off retail price
  • 21+ attendees = each attendees receive 25% off retail price

Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

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Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Continuing Education

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

AHIMAAHIMA
This program has been approved for continuing education unit(s) (CEUs) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting of Approved CEUs from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program provider.

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 12/5/22

BMSC
This program has the prior approval of BMSC for 3 CEUs towards the maintenance of the ACS, SCP and CCP-P credentials

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 12/31/22

Virtual Training: Orthopedic Coding & Billing Update

Product Code: MPV12072021--

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