Webinar “Working Out the Kinks of Reporting Arthritis with ICD-10-CM” June 7, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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The Arthritis Foundation indicates that more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children living in the United States have some type of arthritis; in fact it is the leading cause of disability in America. Due to the prevalence of this diagnosis we as coders need to be surefooted when reporting it. In ICD-10 accurately reporting […]

Webinar “Radiology Part III: Coding Radiation Oncology in CPT” May 24, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Doctors who specialize in treating cancer with radiation use radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. But coding for radiation oncology involves more than just coding radiation therapy. Radiation oncology is made of a variety services that are all used in […]

Webinar “Coding for Cardiovascular Conditions in ICD-10-CM” May 10, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Due to changes in the ICD-10-CM guidelines and because heart disease is such a prevalent issue for the US healthcare industry, it is important for coders to become adept at applying both the guidelines and the codes associated with heart disease in ICD-10-CM. In this session we will be discussing: ICD-10 CM codes for cardiovascular […]

Webinar “Revenue Cycle Short Circuits: Keeping the Flow” March 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Like electricity, we often don’t concern ourselves with the Revenue Cycle until there’s a break in the flow – such as a short or interruption. In this webinar we examine the overall Revenue Cycle and the strategic importance of correct documentation, coding and billing. After reviewing the webinar attendees will: Be able to identify “at […]

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in PCS” February 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Coding for laminectomies in ICD-10 PCS can feel strenuous on the best days and back breaking on the worst. ICD-10 PCS requires a great amount of detail and understanding of the procedures being performed to accurately build and assign the laminectomy code. As with the coding of other complex surgical procedures, coders often struggle with […]

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in CPT” January 11, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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Coding for spinal procedures can feel as difficult to us as performing the surgery itself. Between deciphering the operative note to determining if the procedure should be reported as a stand-alone code or as a piece of another procedure.  Understanding bundling edits and rules for reporting instrumentation sometimes causes additional challenges. In this session we […]

Webinar “The False Claim Act in 2017” begins at Noon Eastern (9 am Pacific) on Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Whether you work for a small independent practice or a large health care facility, whether you work in a specialty or general practice there is one common and daunting worry we all face in healthcare. Compliance. As many of us know being compliant in healthcare is like swimming in murky rough waters; one wrong move […]

Webinar “Telling the Whole Story: Combination Codes in ICD-10 CM” Thursday, August 31, 2017 beginning at Noon Eastern

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In healthcare, it’s critically important that we are able to tell the patient’s whole story.  We need to know the details; all the little things that paint a true and clear story of the patient’s severity of illness. Combination codes can help us do this and in this session, we are going to discover how […]

Webinar “Diabetes: Sugar on the Rise” Thursday August 17, 2017 starts at Noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific)

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Associating signs and symptoms with diabetes is always based on the documentation by the physician or provider. It is suspected that the increase in per capita consumption of sugar and other sweeteners has influenced a rise in the instances of diabetes in the American population. What are the nuances that influence correct coding of this […]