In Conjunction With: The Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association

Learn How to Address the Top 10 Coding Issues Burning a Hole in Your Bottom Line

In this fast-paced workshop, we'll zero in on critical coding issues and show you how to implement practical solutions that get you paid.

The course will pay for itself with just one correctly appealed surgery claim.
Register before May 12 and save!

Agenda and More!

Friday (Early Bird Deal)
Crash Course in Orthopaedic Coding Conundrums
$599.00 (before May 12)


Crash Course in Orthopaedic Coding Conundrums
$695.00 (after May 12)


  • Illustrate how documentation supports medical necessity.

  • Explain how “routine healing” can become “active treatment” and how this change is supported by the documentation.
  • Choose three comorbid conditions that have an impact on orthopaedic outcomes and describe the correct documentation of each.
  • Describe the difference between modifier 58 and modifier 78..
  • Medical Necessity: The Basis for Payment Denials and Audit.

  • Examine your Examination Documentation

  • Surgical Package: What’s In, What’s Out

  • What about reporting the Pre-op H&P- Yes or No?

  • Modifiers 25, 57, 58, 78, 59, and 51

  • Proper Documentation of Comorbid Conditions

  • What we know about the 7th Character in ICD-10

  • Fearless Fracture Documentation: Traumatic and Pathologic

2017 CME Credit for Physicians
This activity has been approved for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) and Karen Zupko and Associates. The ACHL is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Margaret M. Maley, BSN, MS
Consultant and Speaker

Margaret Maley brings over 30 years of orthopaedic experience to her clients working with KarenZupko & Associates as a consultant and speaker for 20 years. Read More.

Friday, June 2, 2017: Crash Course In Orthopaedic Coding Conundrums

2017 Boston (Single Day) Orthopaedic Workshop

The Harvard Club of Boston
374 Commonwealth Avenue

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy:

All cancellations and transfer requests must be received in writing.

Refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee per registrant and will be made according to the following schedule: Cancellations received 10 days or more prior to the course receive a full refund less the administrative fee per registrant; cancellations received 0-9 days prior to the course do not receive a refund.

If you must cancel your course registration with fewer than 10 days’ notice, KarenZupko & Associates, Inc. will transfer your registration fees to another workshop of your choice within the same calendar year, less the following: (1) the $50 administrative fee per registrant, (2) the cost of the workbook(s) per registrant, and (3) the meeting venue food and beverage charges per registrant, including all service charges and taxes. All monies are forfeit if you “no-show” to a course without prior written notice.

KarenZupko & Associates, Inc. assumes no responsibility for costs associated with airline ticketing, price changes, or cancellations. As such, we recommend the purchase of travel insurance when making your plans.