Fracture coding in CPT requires meticulous attention to operative report details as well as a solid understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy and fracture types. During this session we will discuss the most common types of fractures and various treatment procedures.
- Review anatomy of the bones and skeleton
- Locate CPT codes for fractures of the distal and proximal ends of long bones
- Distinguish between intra-articular and extra-articular fractures
- Apply CPT codes to common fracture procedures
Mary Bort, CPC, CPMA, CANPC, CASCC, COSC
Mary is a Senior Coding Quality Auditor for The Haugen Consulting Group with over 25 years of health care industry experience. She started her career in Orthopedics which was her passion for decades. In addition to Orthopedics, she provides expertise in other specialties such as Anesthesia, Ambulatory Surgery Center, as well as most surgical specialties . She has experience working the professional fee side of coding, audit, education as well as compliance, serving both coders and physicians, as well as the surgical side. She is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), Certified Anesthesia Professional Coder (CANPC) Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC) and Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC).
CEUs are available to all participants, live or recorded.
This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.