Applying CPT Changes in Shoulder Arthroscopy

Michael C Redmond

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Coding for shoulder arthroscopy can be difficult and confusing but the 2021 CPT® changes may help to make it a little easier. There are new descriptions for debridement of the should and new instructions for the removal of loose or foreign bodies. Case studies will be looked at for accurate coding.

Why Should You Attend:

Through the last several years there have been several changes applied to coding for shoulder arthroscopy. There have also been changes to the National Correct Coding Initiative Edits (NCCI) that have changed the way shoulder arthroscopy codes can be applied. For 2021 there have been two major changes to the codes associated with shoulder arthroscopy in addition to the confusion many have on the correct reporting of these codes.

Shoulder arthroscopy is performed frequently in the orthopaedic practice. This webinar will help you ensure that the maximum reimbursement is being received for the procedures performed and in the reduction in insurance company denials. You will also learn coding compliance as well as efficiently handle paid claims.


Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Understanding arthroscopic vs open procedures
  • Learn to apply the new descriptions for limited and extensive debridement, 29822 and 29823
  • Correct documentation to report removal of loose or foreign bodies
  • Coding for superior capsular reconstruction
  • Applying the differences between SLAP repair and Bankart’s, 29806 and 29807
  • Current NCCI edits for shoulder arthroscopy
  • Review the NCCI Policy Manual guidelines for additional policies applied by Medicare and commercial insurance
  • Writing appeals when claims are denied inappropriately


Who Will Benefit:

  • Coder
  • Biller
  • Reimbursement representative
  • Claims adjudicator
  • Claims processor
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Surgery scheduler
  • Physician
  • PA
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Claims Adjuster
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Speaker: Michael C Redmond, CEO and Lead Consultant, Redmond Worldwide

Dr. Michael C. Redmond, PhD, is a certified project manager, PMP, has two master certifications in business continuity/disaster recovery MBCP and FBCI and is certified in emergency management. She is active in cyber security and holds multiple ISO certifications (ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management, ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manger, ISO/IEC 27035 Security Incident Response, ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, ISO/IEC 21500 Project Management, and ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management). She is an international consultant, speaker and published author.

Michael's MBA in Risk Management included courses in Information Security and Risk Management for Medical Devices and Healthcare. Michael is certified as a Senior Lead Manager in Information Security for Healthcare ISO 27999.As a practitioner, she has been implementing ISO 27999 and ISO 14971 for over 10 years for clients. 

Her past experience includes 13 years as a senior manager with Deloitte, KPMG and Chubb in the areas of: compliance, crisis management, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, internal audit/ gap analysis. She was a business continuity/disaster recovery manager with the Bank of New York. She consults for clients in diverse industries such as banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitals, government agencies, colleges and universities, law firms, and media.

Dr. Redmond spent 4 years on active duty with the army and 18 1/2 years as National Guard and Reserve before retiring as a major. She is a graduate of Command & General Staff College (Fort Leavenworth), attended civil affairs courses at the US Army JFK School of Special Warfare and is Hazmat trained and DOD certified. The White House honored Dr. Redmond at a luncheon as one of the Top Women in Her Field of Business Continuity.

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