Non-Vascular Interventional Radiology: Clear Up Coding Confusion - On-Demand
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, CIRCC, RCC
Level of Program:
CPT codes for reporting non-vascular interventional radiology procedures saw a host of changes in 2016—and more changes are expected in interventional radiology for 2017.
Expert speaker Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, CIRCC, RCC, will review 2016 changes to urinary and biliary procedures, while also discussing differences between aspiration and drainage procedures and previewing 2017 changes. She will use actual records to demonstrate what terminology coders need to look for in order to select the most accurate code. As a bonus, listeners will receive access to two quick reference coding guides designed by Buck.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Ensure accurate coding of non-vascular procedures
- Understand terminology used in reports
- Know how to interpret information in reports to select the correct codes
Who Should Listen:
- HIM directors
- Coding managers
- Outpatient coders
- Outpatient billers
- Revenue cycle directors
- Compliance officers
- Radiology managers
- Chargemaster coordinators
- Urinary procedures—percutaneous nephrostomy, nephroureteral catheters, ureteral stents, ureteral embolization, and ureteroplasty
- Biliary procedures—drains, stents, and cholangioplasty
- Differences between aspiration and drainage
- Determining the type of sclerotherapy
- Deciphering documentation to select the correct codes using actual records
- Sneak peek at 2017 CPT code changes for interventional radiology
(Live + On Demand) - This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEH’s for this webcast expire on: 11/30/2017)
(Live + On Demand) - This program has been approved for 1.5 continuing education unit towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS). (Ability to claim CEU’s for this webcast expire on: 11/29/16)
Meet the Speaker
Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, CIRCC, RCC, is president and senior consultant for RadRx of Stuart, Florida, and provides coding, auditing, and education services for providers of diagnostic and interventional radiology services on a nationwide basis. Buck has 23 years’ experience in healthcare, 15 of those in radiology. She is a nationally sought out speaker who has presented over 100 coding seminars.
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