OMS Medical and Dental Coding Guidance for Radiology, Trauma and Pathology - On Demand Access
This 90-minute webinar will cover the correct coding principles and guidelines for diagnostic and procedure coding seen most often in OMS practices, including oral pathology, radiology and trauma. Participants will be guided through scenarios for all these topics, when and how to use modifiers appropriately and when to use a dental code vs. a medical code.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Cite the differences between CPT and CDT coding for radiology services.
- Use a CMS 1500 form for trauma related services.
- Review the concepts for laterality for facial fractures and how to apply the appropriate modifiers and diagnosis codes.
- Discuss how to choose the appropriate CPT code for oral pathology procedures.
- Demonstrate how to choose the appropriate diagnosis code for pathology services.
An Internet-based CDE/CME Activity
Original Release Date: February 16, 2022
Expiration Date: February 16, 2025
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 1.5 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study
Terri Bradley, a CPC practice management consultant, founded Terri Bradley Consulting nearly 15 years ago before launching OMS Billing Solutions as an extension of her services. Her hands-on experience, including management of a multi-doctor OMS practice, laid the foundation for her success as a speaker, consultant and medical coding expert. She keeps up with policy updates and changes in the insurance industry while working with OMS offices across the country daily. She has been published in the Dr. Raymond Fonseca Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery textbook, Dentistry IQ and CDT Coding Companions from 2017 to 2021, and she co-authored Dictations and Coding in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is a member of AAPC and one of the founding members of the JAWS Society (now known as the Society of OMS Administrators).
Disclosure: No Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosures were reported.
Continuing Education Provider Approval
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.
ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credit(s).
AGD - Accepted Program Provider
5/1/18 – 12/31/22
Provider ID# 214680
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons designates this internet-based enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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