All About Fractures and Dislocations: CM/PCS Coding for Orthopedics

(74 customer reviews)

Individual pricing: $39.00


This webinar was released on May 19, 2022.

CEUs for this webinar will expire on April 21, 2023. The webinar recording will be available until April 21, 2024.

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No bones about it, coding for orthopedic procedures can be tricky. Join us as we delve into the world of bones, joints, and connective tissue and discuss specificity of coding in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. In this webinar, we will give tips and tricks for ensuring the most specific ICD-10-CM code is assigned and define each 7th character and how to select the appropriate one. We will also cover the various types of internal and external fixation and code a complex operative report.


  • Select seventh characters for various trauma ICD-10-CM codes
  • Identify the approach value for intramedullary nailing
  • Differentiate between various types of external fixators
  • Assign codes to an operative report

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Target Audience

  • Facility Coders (inpatient)
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals
  • Billing professionals
  • Coding compliance professionals
  • Coding compliance managers


Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Kristi is a Director of Coding Quality & Education with more than 25 years of industry experience; she is responsible for the development of web-based, instructor-led, and webinar training materials; conducting training in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT; and performing DRG and APC audits. Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker and published writer on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding and code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding, with a focus on vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics.

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CEUs for this webinar will expire on April 21, 2023. The webinar recording will be available until April 21, 2024.

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74 reviews for All About Fractures and Dislocations: CM/PCS Coding for Orthopedics

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    I enjoyed the information about when to use 7lth character with fractures. The entire webinar was beneficial and wonderful.

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    I wish the course was a little slower paced and given in person where we could ask questions on the spot.

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    Information on the long bones.

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  34. Rosanne

    I would like to see more PCS examples with answers. Thank you.

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    It was a good revision for fracture coding and it is really intense

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    It was very informative.

  52. Haugen Customer

    I have always struggled with fracture coding–specifically types/location. Kristi helped me grasp both significantly better.

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    Some new definitions that I did not know.

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    Keep it up. These are wonderful, easy to follow and understand, full of wonderful information for our every changing coding world.

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