This webinar provides a general introduction and review of NCCI coding policies and instructions. The webinar includes an overview of Hospital PTP Edits and Practitioner PTP Edits.
Through the use of case examples, coders will evaluate correct and incorrect examples of unbundled procedures. NCCI modifier requirements and application will also be discussed.
- Discuss and evaluate the Procedure-to-Procedure code pair edits and Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs)
- Discuss the distinction between facility and practitioner edits
- Analyze appropriate and inappropriate unbundling examples and NCCI modifiers
Tamara Jones, RHIT, CPC, CPMA, CRC
Tamara brings over 15 years to Haugen’s team of Coding Quality Auditors & educators. She began her career as a denials specialist, instilling the importance of accuracy from the start! Tamara has a very investigative, analytical mindset which guided her through the roles as claims and coding managers, finding her fit as an auditor. Tamara enjoys reviewing coding assignments, digging into the clinical documentation, and working with clients to share opportunities for improvement. She has identified opportunities for clients to improve clinical documentation, identify deficiencies in processes or guidelines, and provide education to help their staff excel!
When Tamara is not analyzing charts, she loves to travel. As Haugen’s “foodie” she is always scouting out the best meals no matter where her travels take her!
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.