The use of modifiers for CPT and HCPCS codes continues to challenge even the most experienced coders. This webinar steps through the modifiers approved for hospital and ambulatory surgery center use and gives common examples. With advice and references from the Medicare Claims Processing Manual and National Correct Coding Initiative Manual and tips for achieving compliance with modifier coding, you can’t afford to miss this webinar.
- Determine when to apply CPT and HCPCS modifiers
- Differentiate between modifiers 52, 73, and 74 for canceled/discontinued procedures
- Identify scenarios for which modifiers 59, XE, XP, XS, and XU are appropriate
- Determine when to use modifier 91 vs modifier 59
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is a senior consultant with more than 20 years of industry experience and is the author of a delightfully funny blog dedicated to the profession of coding. Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding as well as code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding including vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics and obstetrics.
Kristi has served the Colorado Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) as board Director, co-chair of the Data Quality Committee, and co-chair for the ICD-10 Task Force. She is also a past president of the Northern Colorado Health Information Management Association (NCHIMA). Kristi devotes extra time to mentoring current and future coders through her Coder Coach blog and is the proud recipient of the 2011 AHIMA Triumph Award for Mentoring. She has also received awards from CHIMA for Distinguished Member (2018) and Outstanding Volunteer (2013) and from AHIMA for Roundtable Achievement in Coding Excellence (RACE).
CEUs for this webinar will expire on July 21, 2023. The webinar recording will be available until July 21, 2024.
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.