In the Cath Lab w/Percutaneous Coronary Interventions 2022
Presenter: Terry Fletcher, CPC, CCC, CMC, CMSCS, CMCS, CCS-P, CCS, CEMC, ACS-CA, SCP-CA, QMCRC, QMGC, QMPM
Description: There were many CPT code additions and revisions in 2022 impacting cardiology. This webinar defines cardiac catheterization and identifies the CPT codes assigned to each procedure, including those of congenital heart defects for those in pediatric cardiology. From reviewing cardiology anatomy to understand proper diagnosis codes to exploring coding examples, you will learn about several heart catheterization updates in the 2022 CPT coding guidelines.
Understand the basics of cardiology anatomy leading to simple diagnostics to cardiac cath and PCI.
Identify cardiac cath and/or PCI bundling issues and new billing opportunities for your cardiology practice.
Review the language in a cath lab procedure report.
Explore coding examples for the new and seasoned coder.
Learn the 2022 cath updates for congenital heart defects.
CPT ® Impact for Cardiology 2022
Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Defects
New CPT ® codes for Cardiology 2022
New add-on code for 2022 – Thermodilution Cardiac Output CHD
Correct Example of when to use 93454(26)
Cardiac Cath Crosswalk
Injection Procedures for Cardiac Catheterization
Hierarchy of PCI Procedures
Coronary Artery Branches
Codes for Coronary Artery Stenting
Codes for Atherectomy
Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
Stenting, Atherectomy, and PTCA in the same major coronary artery
Miscellaneous Cath Lab Services
Ms. Terry Fletcher is a Specialty Coding Industry Coding and Billing Expert, Auditor, and educator based in Laguna Beach, California, with over 30 years' experience.
Terry is a past member of the National Advisory Board for AAPC, past Chair of the AAPCCA, and AAPC National and Regional Conference Educator. Ms. Fletcher is an Advisory Board Member for ICD10Monitor.com, Editorial Advisor for Cardiology Coding Alert! & Practice Management Coding Alert! from The Coding Institute. Ms. Fletcher is an Educator for McVey Seminars, MGMA, MMI, AAPC, AHIMA, ICD10Monitor University, NSCHBC and her company, Terry Fletcher Consulting, Inc., teaching over 100 specialty coding seminars, teleconferences, and webinars every year.
Terry is the author of several coding and reimbursement publications, as well as a practice auditor for multiple specialty practices around the country.
Terry holds a bachelor's degree (BS) in economics, multiple certifications in coding, and her proficiency certification in ICD-10-CM: CPC, CCC, CEMC, SCP-CA, ACS-CA, CCS-P, CCS, CMSCS, CMCS, CMC, QMGC, QMCRC, QMPM. Her coding and reimbursement specialties include: Cardiology, Peripheral-Cardiology, Gastroenterology, E/M Auditing, Orthopedics, General Surgery, and Telemedicine/Telehealth services.