Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity:
Skull to Sacrum (Hands-On Cadaver Course)
Tuesday | 7: 30 am – 4: 30 pm
This comprehensive adult spinal deformity hands-on course will provide in-depth
coverage of all areas of the spinal column from the skull to the sacrum. Through
expert lectures, moderated case discussions and cadaveric bioskills sessions,
spine surgeons will gain practical knowledge and technical skills to improve the
care they provide to their spinal deformity patients.
Coding Update 2017: Conquering Your Coding Hurdles
Monday & Tuesday | 7: 30 am – 4:00 pm
Take the pain out of your practice and conquer your coding challenges by attending this timely and highly interactive course led by expert physician faculty
who will provide comprehensive coding information you can immediately use to
maximize your profits and minimize your losses. The Coding Update course will
take you beyond the basics, covering the latest information on ICD- 10, E&M coding and CPT4 coding of surgical, medical and radiologic procedures.
Coding and reimbursement are the lifeblood of every practice, and attendees
will leave this course with the necessary knowledge and critical tips on how to
navigate through the authorization and denial process, identify nuances that
affect proper billing and cause rejected/delayed claims, utilize Medicare NCCI
edits and properly document to receive reimbursement.
Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to:
meet one-on-one with physician faculty who lead NASS’ CPT, RUC and reim-
examine real life cases and perform operative note dissection in the hands-
on coding sessions,
and participate in an interactive panel discussion with leading experts in the
spine coding industry.
New additions to the course include:
What’s On Your Mind? Interactive breakout sessions with faculty to ensure
that no stone is left unturned and all questions are addressed by the end of
Managing Denials and Appeals: During an interactive discussion on surgical
denials and the appeals process, join us as we examine a payer policy on
lumbar fusion and learn how to avoid unwanted denials, peer reviews and
the murky appeals process. Both payer and provider perspectives will be
presented, and the audience will have an opportunity to ask the panel questions and discuss issues relevant to their practice.
ANNUAL MEETING WITH
A TICKETED COURSE