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Practice Management Clinics

Friday, September 16, 2011
8:00AM - 12:00PM


(C) 113A


Advanced Coding Principles for Accurate Claims Filing

Dawn W. Jackson, DrPH, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA
Program Director and Professor, Health Services Administration
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY


Improve office practice by learning how to assign proper procedural and diagnostic codes. Attendees will enhance their professional knowledge related to basic coding principles and take these principles to an advanced level. This course is designed for those more experienced with coding. AAOMS Basic Online and Beyond the Basics coding courses are required prior to taking this course. See aaoms.org for information on AAOMS Basic Online, Beyond the Basics, and Advanced Online coding courses. Current ICD-9, CPT, and CDT coding books are required for participation in this course. AAOMS does not provide them.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Assign accurate diagnostic and procedural codes to complex oral and maxillofacial surgery clinical scenarios; and
  2. Review diagnostic and procedural codes assigned to a case and determine the appropriateness of the codes.

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