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Coding and Reimbursement for Mastectomy

Coding guidelines for mastectomy procedures were recently updated and help clarify some burning questions.  Staying on top of these guidelines will facilitate accurate documentation and coding, reduce denials and increase appeal success.

This concise webinar covers all the updated guidelines and translates them into a “how to” guide for documentation and coding.

Coding Breast Biopsies: Coding Correctly to Avoid Denials

Accurate coding is the best way to avoid denials and keep your accounts receivable in check. Follow a few simple steps to identify the appropriate codes and modifiers to ensure timely and correct payment.  Additionally, knowing when and how to report an E/M code with a biopsy or after a biopsy, will make sure you are reimbursed fully for the work you do.

This concise webinar provides the code and rationale you need to code correctly and optimize your revenue for these commonly performed procedures in breast surgery.

Presenter

Teri Romano, BSN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
Consultant and Speaker

Teri Romano has over twenty-five years of consulting and teaching experience in the health care field. Ms. Romano works with physician groups and hospitals combining a background in clinical systems with solid approaches to operational and organizational problem solving.

Teri is co-developer and instructor for the national coding and reimbursement workshops sponsored by the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.  She also provides on-site customized coding and reimbursement courses to physician and hospital groups, specializing in neurosurgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, and vein well as E/M and surgical case audits to assist physician groups in their compliance activities. In addition, she consults with vein, vascular, general surgical, and neurosurgical practices on practice management issues including service line development, revenue enhancement, staffing models, appeals management and expense reduction.

Learn more about Teri Romano

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