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LOCKED Cardiovascular Surgery Series Part III Thoracic Surgery

Posted on: October 19, 2017

Speaker:
Joline Bruder, CPC, CCVTC, CGSC, Revenue Cycle Solutions Consultant, MedAxiom Consulting

This is the final part of a three-part webinar series on Cardiovascular Surgery Coding. Part III consists of Thoracic Procedures. In this presentation we cover proper CPT coding and modifier usage, as well as bundled procedures using National Correct Coding Initiatives. We also have real world case examples. The following procedures are included:

  • Lung Procedures such as lobectomies, wedge resections, diagnostic procedures both by thoracotomy and VATS
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy/Mediastinotomy Procedures
  • Open Thoracic Aneurysm Procedures
  • Esophageal Procedures