“It’s not brain surgery.” How many times have you heard that in your life? Well, in our daily lives as coders, sometimes it is brain surgery! Okay, so we don’t have to perform the surgery itself, but coding it is sometimes mind-blowing. Join us for this informative webinar as we address various types of neurological surgeries focused on the contents of the human skull.
- Determine the ICD-10-PCS approach for craniotomy and craniectomy
- Differentiate between root operations Extirpation and Drainage for evacuation of hematomas
- Select the root operation for different cranioplasty procedures
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Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is a 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.
The CEUs for this webinar will expire on 1.19.23. The webinar recording will be available until 1.19.24.
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.