Critical Questions for Critical Care On-Demand

(66 customer reviews)

Individual pricing: $35.00

The CEUs for this webinar will expire on 10.31.22, but the webinar recording will be available until 10.31.23.



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

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Target Audience

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


Deanna Upston, CPMA, CPC, COSC

Deanna is a consultant for The Haugen Consulting Group with over 20 years of health care industry experience.  Her introduction was through medical assisting, which she enjoyed for several years. Once she was established at a surgeon’s office, she started coding their surgical cases and discovered that was her favorite part of the day. Deanna has experience working on the professional fee side of coding, audit, education and compliance serving coders and physicians.  She has put together multiple education sessions for both provider and coder.  She also has experience working as an analyst in which she validated the integrity of editing logic during the implementation of claim scrubbing software.  She is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), and Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC).

CE Credits

The CEUs for this webinar will expire on 10.31.22, but the webinar recording will be available until 10.31.23.

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.

Purchasing Details

  • Individual Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, plus individual access to the recorded webinar post event.
  • Group Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, but you may invite all interested parties within your employed organization to attend the live event with you. For individuals to receive CEU’s from the live event, their name must be submitted on the post-event survey. The recorded event may be shared with others in your organization post event.
  • If your organization requires and invoice to proceed with this registration, you may select that option at check out or contact us at 720-502-7690.
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66 reviews for Critical Questions for Critical Care On-Demand

  1. Haugen Customer

    I learned something new- this is not my area of expertise.

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    webinar was informative, thank you

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  37. Christine

    I’m not a CPT coder, so this information was not necessary beneficial to me but I always enjoy learning something new. Thank you.

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    Loved the examples, thank-you!

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  48. Haugen Customer

    Great Webinar! Very educational

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    This was great with the supplemental handouts for the webinar.

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  57. Debbie

    Thank you! I really like how topics are explained. I’ve never attended a “bad” webinar by Haugen Academy.

  58. Daphney

    Great webinar , keep them coming.

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  61. Jeannette

    All info was a great refresher. Thanks so much.

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  64. Rachel

    Great job Deanna!

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