Learn All About Coding


Learn all about coding and reimbursement, from the essentials to modifiers to future initiatives at the SVS Coding and Reimbursement Workshop, Oct. 13-14, in Chicago.

Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, and 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. An optional E&M workshop (separate fee applies) will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 13.

Friday topics are: coding and reimbursement essentials, global surgical packages, getting paid the first time when applying surgical modifiers and the Medicare rule on non-physician practitioner billing.

Saturday topics include an overview of Current Procedural Terminology, coding for open surgical reconstruction; catheterization, angiography, angioplasty and stenting: cerebrovascular, brachiocephalic, visceral and renal; lower-extremity endovascular arterial intervention; open and endovascular treatments for venous insufficiency and IVC filters; aneurysm repair coding, fenestrated endovascular repair of the visceral and infrarenal aorta coding, hemodialysis access and wound care coding; vascular lab coding and information on MACRA, MIPS and APMs.

Also on the agenda is future SVS CPT coding initiatives.

Cost is: $880 for an SVS member or staff, $955 for a non-member and $250 for residents and trainees.

Cost for the optional workshop if $100 for an SVS member or staff, $215 for a non-member and $50 for residents and trainees.

Instructors are Teri Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP; Sean P. Roddy, MD; Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD; and Sunita D. Srivastava, MD.

Learn more and register here.


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