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Coding the Global Surgical Package: Your Guide to Bundles, Modifiers, and More

Product Code: YMPDA091917D

Quick Overview

The global surgical period is a complex array of rules, regulations, bundles, and do-not-report policies for medical practice staff. Put your questions to rest with a comprehensive training session that will cover E/M coding, modifiers, code bundles, same-day decision-making, pre-surgical visits, and much more. Don’t lose out on billable services because of a few complicated rules.
Publication Date Sep 19, 2017

Price: $199.00

Coding the Global Surgical Package: Your Guide to Bundles, Modifiers, and More

Coding the Global Surgical Package: Your Guide to Bundles, Modifiers, and More

Recorded Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Presented by:
Betsy Nicoletti, CPC

Level of Program:
Intermediate

The global surgical period is a complex array of rules, regulations, bundles, and do-not-report policies for medical practice staff. Put your questions to rest with a comprehensive training session that will cover E/M coding, modifiers, code bundles, same-day decision-making, pre-surgical visits, and much more. Don’t lose out on billable services because of a few complicated rules.

Join expert speaker Betsy Nicoletti, CPC, as she teaches participants how to avoid revenue loss by correctly coding office visits and procedures during the global surgical package. She will show attendees how to accurately report E/M modifiers and surgical modifiers to get their claims through and explain how surgical periods affect claims reporting. Nicoletti will also explain how to navigate bundled services and how to ensure work is getting paid for appropriately.

At the conclusion of this on-demand program, participants will be able to:

  • Correctly code office visits and procedures during the global surgical package to avoid revenue loss
  • Accurately report E/M modifiers and surgical modifiers to get their claims through
  • Navigate bundled services and ensure their work is getting paid for when appropriate
  • Understand how surgical periods affect claims reporting

Agenda

  • Breaking down the complex rules that define how to code the complex global surgical period, including preoperative, day-of, and postoperative services
  • Enlightening examples that will help you understand how to report services during the global period in day-to-day practice
  • Avoiding revenue loss by understanding code bundles and the correct use of modifiers for both E/M and procedural services

Who Should Listen? 

  • Medical practice coders
  • Billers
  • Practice administrators
  • Compliance staff

Tools:

A checklist on modifiers -24, -25, and -57.

Continuing Education

AAPC
(Live + On Demand) - This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEH’s for this webinar expires on: 9/18/18.)

Your Expert Presenter

Betsy Nicoletti, CPCBetsy Nicoletti, CPC, is a speaker, writer, and consultant with expertise in physician coding and compliance for medical practices. Her latest resource, CodingIntel.com, is an online library providing education and resources for coders and medical practices. She is the author of The Field Guide to Physician Coding, Third Edition, and Auditing Physician Services, Second Edition. She’s written for Physicians Practice, Family Practice Management, Medscape, and the Journal of Practice Management, and writes a popular blog, NicolettiNotes.

 

How the Webinar Works

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