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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

DMEs for Orthopedics

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Overview / Abstract:

Understanding DME devices and orthotics is essential to correct coding in an orthopedic physician practice. To provide for you a better look at the nuances of these services and devices, this webinar offers a discussion on topics such as DME terminology, orthotic vs. splint, navigating the DME MAC policies, documentation, and code 97760. A handout of a HCPCS Level II crosswalk to common orthopedic supports is available to webinar attendees.

You Will Learn:
Differentiating between custom fabricated, custom fit, and prefabricated orthoses
Understanding basic DME terminology
Locating policies and coverage criteria for orthopedic related DME
Documentation requirements


Sep 03, 2020


Informatics / Coding / Billing CE





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Lynn is the Senior Director of Coding Compliance and Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physician's billing service. She has 28 years of experience in all areas of the physician practice. Lynn has been a presenter for AAPC at national conferences, workshops, audio conferences, and webinars. She is a former member of the NAB and also founded her local chapter.

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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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