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July 12, 2022

Secure Your Seat at Instructional and Hands-On Courses at NASS 2022

Register now for NASS 2022, the premier meeting in spine, October 12-15 in Chicago. Secure your seat for Coding Update 2022, as well as hands-on courses that will address MIS and also the latest in Robotics and Navigation.

Coding Update 2022

Monday and Tuesday, October 10-11 (8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
During this highly interactive course, physician faculty who lead NASS’ CPT and RUC efforts will address ICD-10, E&M coding and CPT4 coding of spinal surgical, medical and radiologic procedures. Leave with the necessary knowledge and critical tips on how to utilize new E&M codes and guidelines for 2022, 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. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER.

Hands-on Course: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Tuesday, October 11, 7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. This course will provide attendees with exposure to some of the newest techniques and technologies in minimally invasive spine surgery. A 1-hour didactic session will provide a brief overview of the procedures: endoscopic lumbar spine, MIS TLIF with expandable implants and enabling technologies, lateral interbody fusion techniques, and sacroiliac fusion. This is followed by 4 hours of demonstration and instruction at 10 surgical cadaver stations. Expert surgeons will demonstrate the procedures, provide tailored hands-on instruction and answer participants’ questions. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER.

Hands-on Course: Getting the Best Outcomes from Robotics and Navigation

Tuesday, October 11, 1:00–6:00 p.m.
Faculty will explore the fundamental principles of computer-assisted surgery to ensure optimal accuracy during robotic and navigated spine surgery, review similarities and differences between the current robotics platforms and navigation. Attendees will practice deformity, degenerative and minimally invasive techniques to optimize efficiency while achieving consistently high accuracy in robotic and navigated surgery. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER.