• Appropriate Coding, ICD and CPT 2019 Update
    Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 12:45 pm to 4:15 pm
    Directors/Moderators: Mark E. Oppenlander, Clemens M. Schirmer
    Faculty: Joseph S. Cheng, Scott A. Meyer, Kim Pollock, John K. Ratliff, Khoi D. Than, Luis M. Tumialan, Anand Veeravagu
    Specialties: Socioeconomic
    Course ID: SYM9
    Cost: $250 Physician; $200 Nurse/NP/PA; $125 Resident/Medical Student


    This course will include brief primers on CPT coding for various neurosurgical procedures and an update on any new CPT codes recently passed by the AMA. The course will also provide an overview of ICD-10 and some data on how the implementation has affected neurosurgical practices.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this symposium, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the basics of CPT coding and how various codes are selected for specific cases
    • Summarize the update on new CPT codes recently passed
    • Implement these coding changes in their own practices to ensure accuracy and reimbursement




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