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Coding And Billing for Wound Care & Debridement Services
Date: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 Minutes
Speaker:Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Make the most of your wound care and debridement claims.

The last several years have brought major changes to how you report wound care services — including guideline revisions, CPT® code additions, and new documentation challenges. For instance, you may know that physicians perform active wound care procedures to remove devitalized and/or necrotic tissue and promote healing, but did you know that to report these services, the physician must have direct (one-on-one) contact with the patient?

To make certain your wound care claims are error-free, you should attend this vital conference, provided by expert presenter, Margie S Vaught. Register now!

This session will help you answer these questions:
  • What is the difference between wound debridement, open fracture debridement, and active wound care procedures?
  • What surgical debridement documentation do I need for all three different debridement CPT® code ranges?
  • How are non-selective wound care codes, selective wound care codes, and application of wound vacs different?
  • What are the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) and CPT® bundling rules?
  • What payer/carrier policies and interpretation issues should I be aware of?
  • How should wound care coding look?

Worthwhile bonus: Be sure to ask a question at the Q&A session that follows the live event. You’ll get advice that’s specific and tailored to you — straight from our expert presenter.

Who should attend? Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Orthopedic Surgeons

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About Our Speaker
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare arena. She has been in various advisory boards, as well as consulting services which makes her hugely respected in this domain. Margie is a current member of MGMA/ACMPE, BONES, AAPC, Society for Clinical Coding (SCC), PACHOM and AHIMA.