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Basics for Coding and Reimbursement in Your New Practice


Starts: Mon 7:00PM CT (Jul 24, 2023) Ends: Mon 8:30PM CT (Jul 24, 2023) OnDemand

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Do not risk payment delays, claim denials, and non-compliance. Coding and billing are crucial to the efficiency, productivity, and sustainability of your new practice. In this webinar you will learn how, as new spine practitioners, to navigate through the CPT book to code accurately for E/M visits, surgical and non-surgical procedures. You will also learn valuable tips relating to the authorization process, documentation, and denials, intended to reduce administrative burden and increase productivity for you as a new practicing physician.

This course is a combination of a presentations as well as a question-and-answer session from the day of the live webinar.


Donna M. Lahey, RNFA, CNOR
Committee Chair

R. Dale Blasier, MD, FRCSC, MBA
Course Director/Moderator


Peng Bai, DO

R. Dale Blasier, MD, FRCSC, MBA

David B. Cohen, MD, MPH

Christine DiPompeo, MD

Manish Kasliwal, MD, M.Ch

Donna Lahey, RNFA, CNOR

Paul Saiz, MD


Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:

Recognize key elements necessary to bill for surgical and non-surgical procedures;

Navigate through the complex CPT book;

Assess how to choose the correct level of E&M service and how to get reimbursed;

Comprehend vital details on clean claims submissions and timely payment;

Describe the basics of coding and reimbursement;

Identify tools to assist in keeping your new practice on track;

Explain modifiers and how to use them.


This webinar is for new graduates, fellows, early career members in spine that need coding skills necessary for the first few years of practice.



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Registration Cancellation Policy: NASS will not issue any refunds or exchanges.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. NASS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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