American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Plastic Surgery Coding Workshop March 17-18, 2023

The 2023 Plastic Surgery Coding Workshop will be offered in a virtual format with two days of live instruction focusing on important revisions to Evaluation and Management Code Descriptors and Guidelines, NEW Hernia codes and expanded case-based instruction of the new coding standards.

March 17, 2023
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT

March 18, 2023
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT

Changes are Coming to Coding in 2023

The redesigned and expanded Plastic Surgery Coding Workshop is a comprehensive virtual learning program featuring a two-day live interactive online meeting that delves into the NEW codes for Hernia Repair and the revised Evaluation and Management coding guidelines. Expanded content, relevant examples and live case-based instruction of the new coding standards are complemented by a comprehensive workbook for study and review at your convenience.

This interactive instruction allows both the newest coding professionals and those with more experience to learn accurate coding and implementation strategies from experts in the field while minimizing risks, costs of travel and time commitment.

Focused presentations on these topics and more!

  1. Breast Reconstruction
  2. Craniofacial Surgery
  3. Evaluation and Management
  4. Hand
  5. Hernia Repair
  6. Nerve Transfer
  7. Breast Reconstruction
  8. Oculoplastics
  9. Wound/Pressure Sores

It is important to note that individuals must register as themselves using a unique account number. A physician member should register only if he/she is the intended participant. Team member attendees must create their own accounts.

This virtual meeting will not be recorded.

ASPS has sole discretion and reserves the right to refuse registration and/or limit participation in its activities.

Intended Audience

This accredited educational activity is designed specifically for plastic surgeons and their office staff teams, including office administrators, practice managers, billing companies and billing/coding specialists. Residents and fellows are also encouraged to attend the program.

*When registering for this meeting, please enter the name and contact information of the intended participant (i.e. learner) for the Coding Workshop.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this live virtual activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Identify new CPT codes, updates and payment policies affecting plastic surgery for 2023 including the new code structure for hernia repair coding
  • Discuss the 2023 updates to the E/M codes and guidelines related to inpatient care
  • Review surgical coding for breast, flaps and grafts, gender surgery, hand and craniofacial to ensure accurate reimbursement
  • Identify CPT coding concepts, specific to skin lesion removal, lacerations and would debridement procedures

ABMS Core Competencies

The following ABMS core competencies will be addressed:

  • Professionalism
  • Systems-Based Practice