Inpatient and Outpatient Webinars

Inpatient Hot Topics

June 8, 2021 at 1 PM CDT
Category: Inpatient
Join us for a discussion of the latest issues in inpatient coding!

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Radiopharmaceutical Coding and Billing

May 11, 2021 at 1 PM CDT
Category: Outpatient
This webinar is now being provided on-demand and will be emailed to you after registration.

Coding for Spinal Fusions

April 13, 2021 at 1 PM CDT
Category: Inpatient
A review of ICD-10-PCS guidelines for correct coding of inpatient spinal fusions, along with recommendations for MS-DRG reporting accuracy.

2021 NCCI Manual References and the OCE

March 9, 2021 at 1 PM CDT
Category: Outpatient
Please join us as Kathy Dean presents “Understanding the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Edits and the distinct modifiers 59 and X{EPSU}. NCCI edits are used by the Medicare program, state Medicaid programs as well as some commercial insurance carriers and workers compensation carriers to combat abusive and incorrect billing practices for outpatient services as well as professional services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updates the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits each quarter, however, the NCCI manual is only updated annually in January. We will cover several sections in the NCCI manual including Radiology, Laboratory, Outpatient Therapy, and Surgery.

Back to the Basics of Inpatient Reporting

February 10, 2021 at 1 PM CDT
Category: Inpatient
A case study approach to the application of official coding guidelines for selection of the principal and secondary diagnoses. Adherence to these guidelines will improve reporting accuracy and strengthen your appeal when challenging a claims denial.