2020 Spine Coding Updates

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  • 60 minutes

Increase Reimbursement by Confidently Reporting the Full Range of CPT Codes in 2020

Coding and billing for spinal procedures just got more complicated in 2020. With new techniques, guidelines, and procedures, payers and regulators are scrutinizing spinal procedures more closely than ever before. It is crucial for you to handle your spinal surgical procedures coding and billing accurately—and more carefully. This will not only help prevent denials and audits but also keep your practice more healthy financially.

Join this session, with our expert Lynn Anderanin, where she will discuss the changes that will impact your reimbursements for spinal surgical procedures in 2020.

Session Highlights:

  • Understanding the difference in coding for vertebral segments vs. interspaces

  • Changes to the add on codes for 2020.

  • Arthrodesis and laminectomy for decompression performed in the same session.

  • Reporting biomechanical devices and other instrumentation

  • Spine CPT codes that have been removed from the inpatient-only list

BONUS:  Sneak peek at E/M office visit changes for 2021

Why you should attend:

After attending this session, you will be confident in your ability to code and document the new and revised spinal surgical procedures. Plus, you will understand the guidelines and intent of the CPT codes, and know how to correctly report the full range of CPT codes in 2020.

Who should attend:

  • Coders

  • Billers

  • Office managers

  • Practice managers

  • Spine surgeons

  • Physicians

  • Non-physician providers

  • Surgery schedulers

  • Claims processors

  • Claims adjudicators

  • Managers

  • Supervisors

  • Auditors

  • Collections

  • A/R representatives

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.

Lynn M. Anderanin

Lynn M. Anderanin

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, is the Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physician’s revenue cycle management company. She has over 36 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, and specializes in Orthopedics. Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, and has served on several other boards for the AAPC. She is also the founder of her Local Chapter of the AAPC.

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