CPT Changes for Orthopedics 2020

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes

Every year thecoding manuals are updated with additions, revisions, and deletions to keep upcurrent medical treatments and conditions. There are several changes to CPT® that affect Orthopedics in 2020.  This webinar will discuss these changes sothat attendees can confirm their office are using the current coding forservices and procedures being performed.

Talking pointsdiscussed will be:

  • CPT codes deleted that you can no longer receive payment

  • Coding changes in the code range of 10000’s, 20000’s,and 60000’s

  • Category III codesfor emerging technology and future treatment

  • New Evaluation and Management services that physicianscan use

  • Other important changes for Outpatient physical andoccupational therapy that will reduce the reimbursement in the future.

Join this session by expert speaker LynnAnderanin where she will walk you through the overall newlyadded, revised and deleted CPT codes and explains what they’ll need to know inorder to accurately report codes and reduce the chance of denials.

Session Highlights:

  • Revisionsto skin repair guidelines

  • Newcodes for implanting antibiotic devices

  • Fat graft codes in the integumentary section of CPT

  • New injections for the SI joint and Genicular nerves

  • Otherinjection changes in the musculoskeletal and nervous system

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

Why You Should Attend:

Orthopedics and the other musculoskeletal specialties that includepodiatry, pain management, and sports medicine are affected by the codingchanges for 2020, and will also need to be ready for documentation guidelineschanges for 2021 that are significant to reimbursement of services andprocedures in these specialties.  The useof deleted codes cause denials, and delay the payment to providers.  Codes that have been revised, when not reportedcorrectly, may be considered coding fraud or abuse, and could cause fines andpenalties.  All billers and coders shouldbe concerned that they are utilizing codes in the appropriate way.

Who Should Attend:

  • Physicians

  • Non-physician providers

  • Billers

  • Coders

  • 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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