CPT coding for bronchoscopic procedures performed in the outpatient setting presents unique challenges for coders. Knowing how to use these diagnostic and surgical codes, as well as recognizing which codes can be billed in conjunction with each other is key to reporting bronchoscopy procedures correctly.
Review respiratory anatomy compared to CPT code descriptions and guidelines
Describe common procedures performed through a bronchoscope
Describe CCI edits and guidelines that dictate reporting common respiratory procedure codes together
Shea Lunt, RHIA, CPC, CPMA, PMP
Shea is a Director of Coding Quality & Compliance for The Haugen Consulting Group with 15 years of healthcare industry experience. Shea has experience working on the professional fee side of coding, auditing, education, and compliance serving coders and physicians. Shea has also served as a project lead for ICD-10-CM education initiatives and implementation of computer-assisted coding (CAC) projects. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health information management and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Shea is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
CEUs for this webinar will expire on January 19, 2024. The webinar recording will be available until January 19, 2024.
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.
- Domain: Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance
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.
- Specialty CEUs: COC, CPC, CPC-P, CANPC, CASCC, CCVTC, CGSC, CPB, CPPM