2021 Orthopaedic Virtual Meetings

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VIRTUAL MEETINGS

FRIDAY PM

Power E/M Coding & Office Procedure Coding

Starting in January 2021, two sets of guidelines came into play for E/M coding; one for new and established office/outpatient visits, and one for all other E/M encounters. 

Have your providers moved seamlessly between these guidelines to optimize E/M revenue?  If not, updating their knowledge on the original E/M guidelines will be critical.

This course analyzes the 2021 CPT E/M guidelines that apply to office new and established patient visits and presents them in the distilled understandable format for which KZA is known. Building on what providers are currently doing, the restructured elements of Medical Decision Making and Time are broken down and explained. We will also update providers on all E/M guidelines for ED, inpatient, observation, and consultation codes, as well as review the essential topics of NPP Billing and how to use E/M Modifiers.

The course includes “hands-on” coding of E/M notes. Participants will have the opportunity to test their understanding and leave empowered with knowledge of when to use these guidelines for successful reimbursement.

  • Identify CPT 2021 E/M updated requirements and how they compare to original guidelines
  • Apply E/M modifiers accurately
  • Describe when it is appropriate to report an E/M service in addition to a joint injection
  • Differentiate incident-to and split/shared reporting for NPPs – how impacted in 2021

2021 AAPC Accreditation

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 4.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. 

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Saturday

Power Surgical Coding

Extended coverage of subspecialty coding content and case exercises to boost your confidence in common orthopaedic scenarios, including spine surgery basics. Learn to apply surgical modifiers to protect reimbursement and appropriately differentiate CPT rules from Medicare NCCI edits and guidelines. You’ll leave with awareness of reimbursement methodologies for bundled payment, and, of course, with the latest 2021 code changes and NCCI updates.

  •  CPT and NCCI for 2020—What’s new or changed
  • Hierarchical Condition Categories and comorbidities
    • What’s the connection and why are they important?
    • How are HCCs used in bundled payment contracting?
  • Surgical concepts expanded to 3+ hours with updated scenarios
    • New and more exercises which combine CPT and ICD-10-CM
  • Physicians (Employed, Private Practice, and Academic)
  • Non-Physician Providers
  • Coders
  • Billing Managers
  • Differentiate AAOS Global Service Guidelines from NCCI guidelines for Medicare.
  • Apply surgical modifiers correctly to prevent denials.
  • Identify how restorative care is defined and how it impacts fracture code selection.
  • Apply the new CPT definitions for arthroscopic shoulder debridement.
  • Understand the new CPT guideline for arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies when performed at the time of other procedures.
  • Demonstrate surgical coding comprehension through practice exercises.

2021 AAPC Accreditation

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 6.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. 

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ON-DEMAND

Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line

No matter how good you think things are going – they can be better. And, we at KZA can help you.

Whether you’re planning to stay in private practice or you are considering being acquired, merged, or employed – a better bottom line pays off. Don’t get stuck in TGE thinking – by the way, that stands for “That’s Good Enough.” Frankly, you and your practice are more valuable if sound processes are in place, documented, and followed.

This workshop is filled with assessments you can use to see how well the business office or your billing service is doing. We include assessments you can use when hiring billing managers and coders.

Join us for three fast-paced hours with information you can put into place that can improve your bottom line in 90 days.

  • Learn at your own pace. Start and stop when it is convenient for you.
  • With travel limitations, this is a great option.
  • Earn CEU credit hours with the completion of an online evaluation and test.
  • Receive the same great workbook and alumni resources.
  • You will receive your workbook approximately four business days after you register.
  • Produce an actionable plan that adopts user-friendly technologies to help patients better understand the costs of their care
  • Manage payment plans and financial counseling to help patients with out-of-pocket costs and copays
  • Apply strategies that address patient financial experience preferences, regardless of the care setting

2021 AAPC Accreditation

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 3.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. 

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FEES

single course

ON-DEMAND

Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line

$450/AAOS member

$585/Non-Member

Friday PM

Power E/M Coding & Office Procedure Coding

$695/AAOS member

$825/Non-Member

Saturday

Power Surgical Coding

$925/AAOS member

$1,075/Non-Member

combined courses

Bundle 1

Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line + Power E/M Coding & Office Procedure Coding

$1,145/AAOS member

$1,410/Non-Member

Bundle 2

Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line + Power Surgical Coding

$1,375/AAOS member

$1,660/Non-Member

Bundle 3

Power E/M Coding & Office Procedure Coding + Power Surgical Coding

$1620/AAOS member

$1,900/Non-Member

Bundle 4

All three courses

$1695/AAOS member

$1,995/Non-Member

*BEST 
DEAL!

registration

August 6-7

Nashville, TN

855-524-0893

Hotel Cut-Off Date - July 26th

September 24-25

VIRTUAL MEETING

Due to the time needed to ensure on-time delivery of the essential workbooks for these courses, we have closed online registration. If you are still interested in attending the courses on September 24th and 25th, please email education@karenzupko.com and we will happily provide an invoice for the registration with an added, expedited shipping fee.

888-827-8457

Hotel Cut-Off Date - September 2nd

October 15-16

Chicago, IL

877-803-7534

Hotel Cut Off Date - September 22nd

November 12-13

Rosemont, IL

800-233-1234
Hotel Cut Off Date - October 21st

On-Demand Workshop

Rock Star Revenue Cycle

On-Demand Workshop

Power Coding in the Office

On-Demand Workshop

Power Surgical Coding

On-Demand Workshop

Practical Steps for improving Your Bottom Line

Need Assistance?

call us: 312-642-8310

Instructors

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Karen Zupko

President

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Sarah Wiskerchen

MBA, CPC

Consultant and Speaker

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