According to the American Heart Association, the total number of inpatient cardiovascular operations and procedures increased 28% between 2000 and 2010, from 5.94 million to 7.58 million.
That’s a lot of procedures to code.
But if you fully understand the structure of the heart, it will help you code better and more accurately.
In addition, with the one-year grace period from last year’s introduction of ICD-10 ending October 1, you’ll have to begin coding with more specificity and become accustomed to many new codes.
You don’t want to have your claims denied because you did not provide a specific enough code.
If you’re not current with the Cardiac Catheterization Coding Guidelines or you’re still struggling to learn the new codes, our timing couldn’t be better.
Now is the right time.
Pittsburgh-based Ovation Revenue Cycle Services is offering you a free webinar that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Join their AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, Sandy Frey, on Thursday, October 6, 12pm-1pm EST, for “Don’t Miss a Beat,” a free Cardiac Catheterization Coding webinar.
In just one hour, you’ll learn ICD-10 cardiac catheterization coding that will help you code with confidence.
You’ll learn how to code for:
- Left Cardiac Catheterization
- Right Cardiac Catheterization
- Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
- Coronary Arteriography
- Coronary Stents
- In-Stent Restenosis
- Coronary Artery Bifurcations
Ovation Revenue Cycle Services is dedicated to helping you obtain optimal results by implementing best practices for prompt reimbursement. They empower clients with auditing services, on-going education, and expert advice. They understand the complexities of medical coding and billing and they work with clients to not only fix, but also educate so that your team can collect and maintain accurate information now and in the future.