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Diagnostic & Therapeutic Cardiac Catheterization Coding Workshop


Price: $235.00


Description Experience Continuing Education

Code compliantly and confidently with the help of our acclaimed national expertise, channeled through this highly interactive webcast. Presenter Catherine Huyghe, CPC, will provide clear-cut guidance through coding for both diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac cath procedures. She'll also share case examples, drawn from actual medical records, to reinforce correct code assignments, and will answer as many questions as time permits. Highlights:

  • CPT®/HCPCS coding for diagnostic cardiac cath and interventional coronary procedures, including:
    • Angioplasty
    • Atherectomy
    • Thrombectomy
    • Stent placement
    • Intravascular ultrasound
  • The differences between cardiac cath for congenital heart disease and all other indications
  • Appropriate use of the five modifiers defining therapeutic studies of a major coronary artery and/or its branches
  • Clear-cut guidance through complex issues, such as:
    • When to use add-on codes for cardiac cath
    • Coding for single vs. multiple-vessel coronary interventions
    • Chronic total occlusions
    • Acute occlusions
    • Bypass graft interventions
  • Coding for diagnostic and interventional procedures in the same setting
  • Understanding the differences between hospital and physician coding

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