Get Brainy in CPT Surgery Coding for the Brain!

(65 customer reviews)

Individual pricing: $39.00


This webinar was released on March 17, 2022.

CEUs for this webinar will expire on January 19, 2023. The webinar recording will be available until January 19, 2024.

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Time to take a deep dive into CPT coding for the brain. In this one-hour webinar, we begin with the brain anatomy – a critical component in order to successfully code brain surgery procedures. We will also examine and discuss surgeries that are commonly performed on the brain.


  • Determine the different approaches for craniotomy vs craniectomy
  • Recognize techniques for pituitary tumor resection
  • Identify codes for neurostimulator insertion, removal or revision

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Target Audience

  • Facility Coders outpatient
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals
  • Professional Fee Coders
  • Facility outpatient coders
  • Billing professionals
  • Coding compliance professionals
  • Charge entry staff
  • Practice managers
  • Coding compliance managers


Deanna Upston, CPMA, CPC, COSC, CCS

Deanna is a Senior Coding Quality Auditor 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 1.19.23. The webinar recording will be available until 1.19.24.

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

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65 reviews for Get Brainy in CPT Surgery Coding for the Brain!

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    I learned more about crainotomys than I ever have before

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    Being a Coder I, I do not deal with any procedures or surgeries, but once I get to be a Coder III and IV, I can use this knowledge from the webinar to help me on cases.

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    I gained more knowledge regarding different brain procedures, medical terminology and brain anatomy.

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    Enjoyed the content. Very interesting.

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