Pediatrics CPT

CPT for Pediatrics: Advanced Orthopedic Coding

Gail I. Smith

$59.00

CPT for Pediatrics: Advanced Orthopedic Coding covers common and complex orthopedic procedures seen in a pediatric facility including fractures, osteotomy, spinal surgery, and more..

CEUs:     1 AHIMA      1 AAPC
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CPT for Pediatrics: Advanced Orthopedic Coding covers common and complex orthopedic procedures seen in a pediatric facility including fractures, osteotomy, spinal surgery, and more. Gail I. Smith, a nationally recognized expert in CPT coding, provides important information on how to code these procedures and key terminology a coder should look for in order to arrive at the correct code.
 
Objectives:
 
Differentiate between a classification system and a nomenclature
Describe the format and organization of CPT
Given examples, explain the decision making process for selected CPT codes
Given a procedure, identify documentation requirements
Using case studies, assign CPT codes

Required Textbook:

Recommended Resources:

  • Medical dictionary, any publisher
  • Anatomy and physiology reference

 

 

 

  • Translating CPT Language
  • Fractures
  • Osteotomy
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Case Studies

Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P

Gail Smith, President of Gail I. Smith Consulting, is a health care consultant with over 30 years experience in the field of coding, education and health information management (HIM). Gail was an associate professor and director of a HIM program at the University of Cincinnati and program director at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Recently, Gail has focused on ICD-10-CM/PCS education: developing online courses, presenting workshops, and performing documentation reviews. She has authored several coding textbooks for CPT and ICD-10-CM and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and Academy faculty member. Ms. Smith received her bachelor’s degree in HIM from The Ohio State University and her master’s degree in education from The College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio.

“Gail’s course is great, I am enjoying!” — on Gail I. Smith’s course ICD-10-CM for Coding Professionals

“All in all, it was a good experience and I feel more prepared to face the year ahead. The format was concise and key components and concepts were stressed.” — on Gail I. Smith’s course ICD-10-CM for Coding Professionals

“Any of Libman Education’s courses are worth time and cost. Always walk away with a useable, clarity or reinforcement of subject matter.”

“Just heard Gail and Lynne’s PCS workshop – fantastic information and terrific speakers!!” — Jacqueline F., RHIT, CCS, DRG Validation Specialist

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