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Registration open for the next ACS Coding Workshop, August 22-23


 

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) will present its next Surgical Coding Workshop August 22–23, in Nashville, TN. The two-day workshops will include updates on effective billing and collection processes designed to reduce inaccuracies and delayed reimbursements and offer techniques for improving communication and productivity. Participants will receive a coding workbook to use for reference in their practices. Upon completion of an ACS coding workshop, participants will be able to apply correct Current Procedural Terminology coding concepts to what have become common general surgery services, such as bariatric, esophagoscopy, tracheotomy, hernia, breast, and bronchoscopy procedures.

Physicians can earn a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm) for each day. American Association of Professional Coders members can earn a maximum of 6.5 credits for each day. ACS members and their staff are eligible for discount registration. Register today at http://www.karenzupko.com/workshops/americancollegeofsurgeons/index.html.

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