Webinar “Modifier -25 Under the Microscope” begins Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 1pm Eastern

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When reporting codes in CPT modifiers are an absolutely integral part of correct coding. Modifiers are the key to reporting services and procedures that have been altered in some way without changing the basic description of the CPT code. This means that modifiers are vital in the coding and billing process. However, their individual rules […]

Webinar “Discharge Disposition: Where Did They Go?” begins Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Noon Eastern

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When patients exit a hospital setting, there are several factors that can influence the amount of payment the hospital receives for the care provided. In addition to assignment of diagnosis and procedure codes, condition and value codes as well as patient date of birth and of course, payer contracts, the discharge disposition or discharge status […]

Webinar “Gotta Go” begins June 27 at Noon Eastern

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Kidney disease awareness is represented by a green ribbon, perhaps because March is the month of kidney disease awareness and St. Patrick’s Day. Join us as we discuss the most common diseases of the genitourinary system. Throughout this training we will review function and anatomy of the genitourinary system, review code options and ICD-10-CM guidelines, […]

Webinar “Digesting the ICD-10 CM codes for the Lower GI” begins Thursday, February 28, 2019

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The lower gastrointestinal tract is approximately 25 feet long and consists of the small and large intestines. Within those 25 feet there is plenty of room for a multitude of conditions to exist. From acute and chronic conditions to structural disorders and inflammatory diseases. Sometimes digesting all the code options causes challenges. In this session […]

Webinar “Solve the Coding Puzzle: Coding Interventional Radiology/Cardiology in CPT” February 15, 2019

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Have you ever put together a puzzle? Usually you will look at the picture and then as you are closer to actually laying pieces down you look at the picture again to evaluate the pieces against the picture. You may do this over and over as you are putting together the puzzle. Putting the pieces […]

Webinar “A Look Under the Microscope: Reporting Laboratory Services in CPT” Thursday, January 31, 2019

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When you look into a microscope if you are untrained, you see something that looks like artwork. While these are services that are routinely performed, the scope doesn’t always come clearly into focus. Questions often linger about which codes can be reported for which service, what is bundled, whether to assign a modifier and what […]

Webinar “Weathering the Storm: Reporting Neoplasms in ICD-10 CM” Nov 15, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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When preparing for bad weather we watch the forecast and prepare. Then we wait and watch again. This process is similar to a cancer patient’s journey. Prepare as much as you can and then watch and wait. The CDC indicates that “Each year in the United States, more than 1.5 million people are diagnosed with […]

Webinar “Breathing Easy: Coding Respiratory Tests and Treatments in CPT” Oct 25, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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As we make our way through Fall and head into Winter we all prepare for a drop in temperatures, realizing that cold weather doesn’t just bring with it sweaters, hot chocolate and the holiday season; it also brings with it a rise in respiratory infections. Whether we call it the flu season or cold season, […]

Webinar “Getting the Scope of Joint Procedures in CPT” June 21, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Far and away the most common procedures performed in orthopedics are joint procedures. Although we as coders see these services often, if we don’t keep up with the CPT code set as well as the rules and regulations, our skills can get a bit rusty. In this session we will help you sharpen your skills […]