Next Level Spine Coding Part 2: Walking through Case Studies for Anterior Spinal Fusions – July 18, 2024

Individual pricing: $46.00


This on-demand webinar will be released July 18, 2024. We will email all registrants once the webinar is available.

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This webinar series is for anyone looking for more in depth education on CPT coding for spinal fusions. These webinars focus solely on dissecting operative reports and will be a great addition to our 4-part Spine online series. Part 2 of this webinar will be case studies for anterior spine fusions.


  • Differentiate between anterior and posterior approaches to spinal fusion
  • Define spinal levels in fusion
  • Identify anterior spinal fusion devices
  • Distinguish between the decompression procedures

Target Audience

  • Facility Inpatient Coders
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals
  • Billing professionals
  • Coding compliance professionals
  • Coding compliance managers


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).

CE Credits

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

  • Individual Purchase: Entitles individual access to the on-demand webinar.
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