Coding Updates for Spine Surgery 2020

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes
  • 1 Day Left
     Jan 28, 2020
  •   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT

Every year the coding manuals are updated with additions, revisions, and deletions to keep up current medical treatments and conditions. Spine surgery can be performed by physicians of several different specialties working as co-surgeons in the operating room. This webinar will not only look at the updates for 2020 in coding for spine surgery, but we will discuss some of the common trends and Medicare guidelines that affect how you report spine coding.

  • New spinal puncture CPT® codes for 2020.

  • A new 2020 injection code for spine surgeons

  • A walkthrough of coding for co-surgery unique to spine surgery

  • The anatomy of the spine and identifying the approach and methods of the procedures

  • Correctly reporting instrumentation and grafts

  • BONUS: Sneak peek at the E/M documentation guideline changes for office visits in 2021

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:

  • Newcodes for 2020 that spine surgeons will use

  • Assignmentof modifiers that can make or break reimbursement

  • Reviewof the Medicare policies for spine surgery found in the National Correct CodingInitiative

  • The difference between vertebral segments andinterspaces

  • The new rules related to adding on codes and bilateralmodifier 50

  • BONUS:  Sneak peek at E/M office visit changes for2021

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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