October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Denver Timezone
Critical Questions for Critical Care


Professional CPT coding for critical care has been under a lot of scrutiny since 2018, when it was placed of the OIG workplan. During this webinar we will take an in-depth look the definition of critical care and what documentation is needed to support medical necessity. We will discuss complex scenarios like billing critical care during the global of a major surgery, and when multiple providers document critical care on the same date of service.


  • Define critical care
  • Identify key documentation elements needed to support medical necessity
  • Recognize when critical care can be reported during the global period
  • Generate accurate reporting of multiple providers performing critical care

Target Audience:

  • Professional fee coders
  • Clinical documentation improvement analysts
  • Compliance & revenue integrity professionals
  • Coding auditors & educators
  • Coding managers
  • Providers

Presenter: Deanna Upston, CPMA, CPC, COSC