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November 2016 Medical Coding Q&A Webinar

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The educational topics presented during the November 2016 Q&A Webinar included GYN Surgeries & Billing; Global OB Billing; Complicating Labor Delivery Coding; Coding for Diabetes, Gangrene and Osteomyelitis; Place of Injury Diagnosis Coding; Wellness Exam vs. Preventative Exam; Best Practices – Baby Visits & OBGYN Services; and “What Dx Code Should Be Used for Well Child Visits on Patients ages 18 and Under?”.

Also discussed were some of CCO’s offerings such as the “What’s Changing in CPT & ICD-10-CM for 2017”, a purchasable live webinar which will also be recorded for later viewing, as well as the Risk Adjustment Coder Bundle which includes everything you need to get into risk adjustment to prepare for the CRC credentialing exam. If you need presentations for your local AAPC chapter, CCO can help! CCO offers remote presentations, and this was also briefly discussed during the webinar.

Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, COC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM, also reminded attendees about her “Facebook Live” called “Live with Laureen” which views Tuesdays at about 10 a.m. Eastern time and “Did You Know CCO” which Chandra Stephenson presents on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. Eastern. Attendees’ questions on various coding topics were answered.
Educational topics were presented by Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM; Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC; and Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CCC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COBGC, COSC.

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November 2016 Medical Coding Q&A Webinar

  1. 1. Certification Coaching Q & A Webinar November 2016
  2. 2. From the Medical Coding CommunityQ&A November 2016 Hear and See Us Okay? Yes: Type #1 in Questions Box | No: Type #2 (leave and log back in) Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPB, COC, CPC-I, CPPM CCO Sr. Instructor / Coach Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I, COC, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM CCO Founder and CEO Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CCC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COBGC, COSC CCO Program Director
  3. 3. WELCOME! First Time? Overview: General webinar about all things medical business certification and medical coding, billing & practice management related. Welcome to the CCO Community! - We can’t hear you ;) - You can type a question in the chat: we will ATTEMPT to answer during the webinar BUT it’s not easy… - Stay to the end for free giveaway and CEU’s
  4. 4. First Webinar With Us? Poll How many CCO webinars have you attended?
  5. 5. November 2016 | Q & A Webinar Agenda: 90-120 min II: Q&A from the CCO Community I: Introduction CCO News and Updates JoAnne Sheehan: *GYN Surgeries and Billing *Global OB Billing Alicia Scott: *Complicating Labor and Delivery Diagnostic Coding *Coding for Diabetes, Gangrene and Osteomyelitis Chandra Stephensen: *Place of Injury Diagnosis Coding *What is the Difference in Wellness Exam and Preventative Exam? *Best Practices - Baby Visits Laureen Jandroep: *Explain EM 3 of 3 vs. 2 of 3
  6. 6. This Month’s Q & A Webinar Agenda: 90-120 min IV: Your Questions in the Chat III: Close - @ 90 min-’ish’ ● Wrapup ● Drawing ● CEU Certificate Download Link Ask Along the way in the Questions box. NOTE: We can’t answer every question. IV: Your Questions in the Chat Ask Along the way in the Questions box. NOTE: We can’t answer every question. If your question isn’t selected, post it on our forum where fellow coders can help: www.cco.us/topic-request
  7. 7. Why Stay To The End? Giveaway! Free Drawing of Your Choice of 1 of the following: Blitz Video Package | 2 CEU Webinars | 1 Hour Session with Laureen or Alicia and... Your AAPC CEU link for 1.5 CEUs (a change tonight)
  8. 8. 1.5 CEU’s | CCO Monthly Q&A Webinar Don’t need CEU’s? Continue to attend the CCO webinar for free! *CEU Link at the end of the webinar (+/- 90 min)
  9. 9. CCO Graduates November 2016 Update
  10. 10. CONGRATS! CPC Exam Passers Recent Exam Passers! Kasey Simmons CPC 10/15/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz Stacy Long CPC 10/15/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Course (PBC), CPC Blitz, Practice Exams Amy Merk CPC 10/15/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CCO Q&A Webinars, CPC Blitz, Practice Exams Brenda Zaitz CPC 9/17/2016 Using CPC Blitz Anna Ward CPC 10/16/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Course (PBC), CPC Blitz, Practice Exams
  11. 11. CONGRATS! CPC Exam Passers Recent Exam Passers! Kasey Simmons CPC 10/15/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz Carol Moore CPC 10/15/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CCO Q&A Webinars, CPC Blitz Lisa Carter-Deloach, CPC, COSC CPC 10/26/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz, Practice Exams Landa Rader CPC 9/17/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Course (PBC), CPC Blitz Holly Goodine, CPC-A CPC 10/22/2016 Using CPC Blitz Erna van Rooyen CPC 11/09/2016 Using CPC Blitz, COC Blitz, Practice Exams
  12. 12. CONGRATS! CPC Exam Passers Recent Exam Passers! Lorna Weddle CPC 10/22/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz Sonia James CPC 10/29/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz, CCO Q&A Webinars, Practice Exams Donna Pike CPC 10/29/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz, CCO Q&A Webinars, Practice Exams Karla Valentin CPC 10/29/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz, CPC Course (PBC), CCO Q&A Webinars, Practice Exams Tamara Wilhelm CPC 11/05/2016 Using BHAT™ System
  13. 13. CONGRATS! CPC Exam Passers Recent Exam Passers! Alaina Axford-Moore CPC 11/05/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz, Practice Exams Navkiran Dhaliwal CPC 11/05/2016 Using BHAT™ System, CPC Blitz Marie Davis CPC 10/22/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC), MTA Course Seethal Paul CPC 11/09/2016 Using CPC Blitz
  14. 14. CONGRATS! Recent Exam Passers! Connie Whitesides MSN, RN, CPCO, CRC CRC 11/05/2016 Using CRC Blitz, Practice Exams Adrienne Harris RHIT 10/01/2016 Using BHAT™ System, COC Blitz, CPC Blitz, CIC Blitz Linette Elliot Course Completed 11/05/2016 Using CPC Course (PBC)
  15. 15. Testimonial
  16. 16. Poll Poll Poll - Are You Certified?
  17. 17. Q&A November 2016
  18. 18. Question: Any possible chance of having a webinar on OBGYN and GYN? Especially on GYN surgeries and when surgeries cannot be billed together? Answer Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM, COC CCO Sr. Instructor / Coach GYN Surgeries and Billing
  19. 19. Question: The patient receives total OB care from partners in the same practice. Dr. A follows the patient through the antepartum care and Dr. B performs the delivery. Would you bill the delivery under the provider that provided the antepartum care and not under the provider that performed the delivery? Or bill under the provider who performed the delivery? (both physicians are partners in the same practice) Answer Jo-Anne Sheehan, CPC, CPC-I, CPPM, COC CCO Sr. Instructor / Coach Global OB Billing
  20. 20. What’s Changing in CPT & ICD-10-CM for 2017? http://www.cco.us/cpt-icd10cm-update-webinars-2017 On October 1, 2016, thousands of ICD-10-CM codes will be deployed after a long 2-year freeze.
  21. 21. Poll What AAPC coding credential do you HAVE?
  22. 22. Risk Adjustment Coder Bundle www.cco.us/flashsale
  23. 23. Complicating Labor and Delivery Diagnostic Coding Question: The ICD-9 cross walk converts 659.73 to O76, which ends with a description of "complicating labor and delivery", are you allowed to use this code at any time in pregnancy or just during labor and delivery. If not, what would you use for abnormal fetal heart rate. Same for O77.8? Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director ANSWER
  24. 24. Coding for Diabetes, Gangrene and Osteomyelitis Question: Is the following statement true? If a patient has a diagnosis of diabetes, gangrene, and osteomyelitis, diabetes cannot have an assumed relationship to the other conditions. Alicia Scott, CPC, CPC-I, CRC CCO Education Director ANSWER
  25. 25. Poll Poll Do You Know About the CCO Club?
  26. 26. Announcing the CCO CLUB http://www.cco.us/club The Ultimate Membership for Earning CEUs, Webinar & Support Call Replays, Billing/Coding Q&As and Extended Product Support INTRODUCING: New Monthly Plans Including Find-A-Code.com!
  27. 27. What coding credential do you WANT? Poll
  28. 28. Place of Injury Diagnosis Coding Question: If the place of occurrence is not specified or is so vague there are too many possible codes to choose from, I was under the assumption that nothing was coded. I code for the physician part of charges. The hospital is always coding this as place unspecified. What is correct? ANSWER Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CCC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COBGC, COSC CCO Program Director
  29. 29. Wellness Exam vs Preventative Exam? Question: What is the difference in Wellness Exam and Preventative Exam? ANSWER Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CCC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COBGC, COSC CCO Program Director
  30. 30. www.cco.us/medical-coding-certification-cpc-review-blitz CPC Blitz New Pricing
  31. 31. http://www.cco.us/fblive/ Tuesdays (either 10:15 am or 5 PM)Live with Laureen
  32. 32. www.cco.us/fblive/ Wednesday 2 PM EasternDid You Know CCO
  33. 33. Best Practices - Baby Visits Question: Best Practice Coding Tips For The Following Types Of Service: Confirmed Pregnancy Visits, OB Ultrasounds, Medicare GYN Exams, Establishing Care Visits, Obesity/Weight Management Visits ANSWER Chandra Stephenson, CPC, CIC, COC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CCS, CANPC, CCC, CEMC, CFPC, CGSC, CIMC, COBGC, COSC CCO Program Director
  34. 34. CCO Presents Free! Topics include: Need Presentations for Your Local AAPC Chapter? More Information: http://www.cco.us/remote-presentations/ The Local AAPC Chapter of Columbus GA for "EM Coding: Locate Your HEM in Time" EM: “Locate your HEM in Time – A Unique Way to Understanding EM Coding” What is HCC/Risk Adjustment Coding How to prepare for CPC Exam Modifiers – It’s All About The Money How to “Prepare for ICD-10 Proficiency without Stress” CPT Coding updates Any section of the CPT Manual – Anesthesia, Integumentary, Digestive, Medicine Any section of ICD manual or guidelines Any topic you’d like developed! “Cardiology Section of CPT” Jackson MS
  35. 35. Choice of Blitz Video Package or 2 CEU Webinars or 1 Hour Session with Laureen (or Alicia) Free Drawing! Your Choice of: Let’s Pick A Winner! or
  36. 36. 1.5 CEU’s | CCO Monthly Q&A Webinar 2 Ways to Get Your CEU Certificate...
  37. 37. Question: What dx code should be used for well child visits on patients ages 18 and under? The insurance denied my claim using the well child dx code for a 17 year old. Answer What DX Code Should Be Used For Well Child Visits On Kids 18 And Under?
  38. 38. Your Questions from the Chat Questions In The Chat - September 2016 Your Webinar Chat Team
  39. 39. IV Push Is the same code used for IV push if the medicine is injected into the solution bag and not the IV line
  40. 40. CPC and other Exams Once one has taken the CPC exam, is it a bit easier to take the other credential exams?
  41. 41. CCO Club How can I convert from Replay to CCO Club?
  42. 42. PCS Debridement Codes Why is it that some PCS debridement codes increase or decrease reimbursements?
  43. 43. Announcing the CCO CLUB http://www.cco.us/club The Ultimate Membership for Earning CEUs, Webinar & Support Call Replays, Billing/Coding Q&As and Extended Product Support INTRODUCING: New Monthly Plans Including Find-A-Code.com!
  44. 44. LIKE us on Facebook http://facebook.com/cco.us Help Us Get The Word Out
  45. 45. Happy Learning! Jo-Anne AliciaLaureen Chandra

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