American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: DC10
Title: Master Coding: General Surgery Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 23: 9:45 am - 5:45 pm
Description: As a result of attending this course, participants will be able to correctly code common general surgery procedures including breast, endoscopy, colorectal, bariatric, trauma, gallbladder, liver, hernia, and more; accurately apply modifiers when they are required and understand their impact on reimbursement; understand how to report and get paid for unlisted procedures; and integrate 2017 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding changes and guidelines into practice.
CME Credit Hours: 6.5
Webcast Package Available: No
Audio Package Available: No
Health Policy: Practice Management / Reimbursement / Liability Issues (HP), General Surgery (GEN)
Sponsored By:
General Surgery Coding and Reimbursement Committee
Program Participants:
Albert Bothe, Jr., MD, FACS
Linda M. Barney, MD, FACS
Speaker The Global Surgical Package Surgeon Role Modifiers • Same Day Procedure Modifiers • Modifiers for Procedures Performed During the Global Period • Documentation for Unlisted Procedures
Teresa Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
Morning Break
Speaker Breast Procedures Hernia Surgery
Teresa Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
Lunch Break
Speaker Endoscopy Colorectal Surgery • Bariatric Surgery • Intra-abdominal Tumor/Cyst Resection
Teresa Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
Afternoon Break
Speaker Appendix Gallbladder and Liver Surgery Trauma Coding Endocrine Surgery
Teresa Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP