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Wound Care Coding: 2018 Guideline & Coding Updates




May 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET)

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Wound care coding and billing often carries challenges compared to other specialties, as wound size, depth, and severity must be properly documented to report the most accurate codes. With the addition of new ICD-10-CM code combinations for reporting non-pressure ulcer diagnoses in 2018, coders' jobs have become even more difficult.

Join coding expert, Dr. Dreama Sloan-Kelly, as she guides you through the best practices for wound care documentation, coding and billing. As well as implications of both the Targeted Probe and Educate program and the 2018 OPPS updates on coding and reimbursement for clinics.

Program Highlights

  • Get Paid, Not Denied: Wound Care Coding & Documentation Pitfalls to Avoid

    • Using modifiers - which ones to use and when to use them
    • E/M service with a procedure - how to document and code correctly
    • NCCI edits & local Coverage Determination (LCD) - what you need to know
    • Supervision requirements for wound care services
  • Measuring and Documenting: Clearing Up the Confusion

    • Multiple wounds same depth - key to correct reporting
    • Multiple wounds different depths - how to measure, report & code
    • Single wound multiple depths
  • Key Points of Focus: What You Will Be Able to Do After This Webinar

    • Locate appropriate diagnosis codes for wound care LCD and available MUEs
    • Describe LCD coverage limitations and pricing for high and low-cost skin substitutes
    • Determine risk areas identified by CMS' Targeted Probe and Educate program
    • Properly apply -X{EPSU} modifiers
    • Explain changes to payment for provider-based clinics in 2018
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 13 years of experience in the medical field.

  • A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding.
  • Dreama speaks at various seminars, imparting her knowledge in an upbeat, matter of fact, manner. Her goal is to get the pertinent information to the attendee, minimize the
  • She works with practitioners and coders one on one, through coding consulting. Dreama also offers in-service seminars that can be held on or off-site.

Program Benefits

Join us for this important, 60-minute webinar to ensure correct coding on the latest changes and gain clear guidance on coding for wound care services.

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Wound Care Coding: 2018 Guideline & Coding Updates

May 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET) | Webinar Price: $199.00

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