In this webinar, we will look at the complexities of interventional radiology CPT coding for the cerebrovascular system. This will include a primer on cerebrovascular anatomy, catheter placement and imaging, and revascularization interventions as well as coverage criteria for carotid artery stents.
- Identify selective vs non-selective catheter placement
- Recognize unilateral vs bilateral interventions
- Classify the vascular families
- Explain documentation requirements for carotid stent placement
- Determine when diagnostic angiography can be reported with a therapeutic intervention
Deanna Upston, CPC, CCS, CPMA, COSC Deanna is a Senior Coding Quality Auditor for The Haugen Consulting Group with over 20 years of healthcare 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 providers and coders. 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).
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.