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Volume 37, Issue 10
Publication date: April 1, 2012
Expiration date: April 1, 2015
Coding Tips: Doing it Right
George A. Hill, MD (Moderator)
Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Subspecialist; Medical Director, Nashville Fertility Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Member, ACOG Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
Emily H. Hill, PA
President, Hill & Associates, Inc, Wilmington, North Carolina; Primary Presenter for ACOG’s coding workshops
J. Martin Tucker, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist; Partner, Jackson Healthcare for Women; Affiliate Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, Mississippi; Member, ACOG Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Differentiate between ICD-9-CM and CPT coding and appropriately use each of these in the management of their practice.
Discuss the importance of the physician’s role in accurate coding.
Define the global surgical and obstetrical packages.
Identify and code for services outside the global package.
Implement the use of modifiers in correct coding.
Distinguish evaluation and management services from surgical services.
Differentiate between preventive medicine services and problem-oriented services.