With increasing advances in catheter-based therapies on the heart and coronary arteries, it becomes more difficult to figure out which procedures are being performed and how to code for them. In this webinar, we will start with a simple primer on heart and coronary anatomy and then discuss cardiac catheterizations and percutaneous coronary interventions. The experience will be capped off with a walk through case studies where we will apply guidelines and other official advice to code cases.
- Differentiate between coronary artery imaging and imaging of heart chambers
- Determine PCS values for different types of contrast material
- Select device values for angioplasty and coronary stents
- Apply codes to case studies
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is the 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.
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.