Fracture Care: Step by Step
This one and a half hour course is designed for both seasoned and new Orthopedic coders and will encompass a review of updated definitions and guidelines for closed, open, and percutaneous fracture care treatment, itemized vs. global reporting for non-manipulative treatment of fractures, global surgical package guidelines for fractures, NCCI guidelines and fractures, updated AAOS guidance for hardware removal and negative pressure wound therapy, and debridement and active wound care management guidelines.
This course will review CPT 2022 Musculoskeletal Guideline revisions, Fracture care in the ER, Urgent Care and office setting and billing methodologies, updated AAOS guidance for negative pressure wound therapy and hardware removal, debridement, and active wound care management. Participants will also have an opportunity to work through hands-on case exercises for itemized vs. global reporting for non-manipulative treatment and other fracture care coding scenarios.
Course Learning Objectives:
• Review of fracture care guidelines and billing methodologies
• Fracture treatment shared by NPP’s and physicians
• Updated CPT guidelines for External Fixation
• Updated AAOS guidance for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Hardware removal
• Debridement and Active Wound Care Management
Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the revenue cycle with a focus on documentation auditing and coding abstraction, with a special interest in telehealth billing compliance and reimbursement. She has delivered coding and auditing services in addition to provider education for a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Jen’s extensive knowledge and skills in successful appeals and payment recovery processes generate positive returns for clients.
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