Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon 
November 15-16, 2024

OLC Education & Conference Center 
Chicago, IL

 
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Gain tools you need to simplify coding and reimbursement practices in this first-ever joint educational program from ACFAS and AOFAS! 

Participate in surgical coding scenarios including forefoot reconstruction, arthrodesis, office procedures, rearfoot and ankle reconstruction, tendon surgery, arthroscopy, trauma and diabetic foot surgery.  And NEW this year - learn all about wound coding.

This course is intended for DPM and orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, residents, and their office and coding staff.  

Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon is a joint educational program between ACFAS and AOFAS.


 

Friday, November 15

7:30 - 8:00 am
Breakfast and Registration

8:00 -8:05 am        
Welcome and Introductions

8:05 - 8:30 am
The Things I Wish I Knew and The Things I Do Now
Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS

8:30 - 9:30 am    
E&M Coding and Documentation
Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS 

9:30 - 10:30 am        
Using Modifiers in Real Life  
Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow

10:30 - 10:45 am        
Break

10:45 - 11:45 am     
What's New in 2024: An Overview    
Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow                        

11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Questions and Answers                            

12:00 - 1:00 pm   
Lunch                          

1:00 - 1:30 pm    
In-office Procedures           
Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS                      

1:30 - 3:00 pm   
Surgical Coding Scenarios I: Forefoot Procedures
Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS  

3:00 - 3:15 pm 
Break                       

3:15 - 4:15 pm
Surgical Coding Scenarios II: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS

4:15 - 5:30 pm       
Fireside Chat


Saturday, November 16

7:00 - 7:30 am        
Breakfast 

7:30 - 8:30 am    
Surgical Coding Scenarios III: Trauma Surgery      
Aaron Guyer, MD          

8:30 - 10:00 am        
Surgical Coding Scenarios IV: Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive and Arthroscopy Surgery                              
David Pedowitz, MD     

10:00 - 10:15 am        
Break                              

10:15 - 10:45 am        
Breakout Session I

  • Wound Coding
    Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow  and Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS 
  • Multiple Procedures 
    Aaron Guyer, MD 
  • Denials and Appeals
    Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS
  • Op Note Dissection
    David Pedowitz, MD

                 
10:45 - 11:15 am        
Breakout Session II

  • Wound Coding
    Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow  and Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS 
  • Multiple Procedures 
    Aaron Guyer, MD 
  • Denials and Appeals
    Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS
  • Op Note Dissection
    David Pedowitz, MD


11:15 - 11:45 am    
Breakout Session III

  • Wound Coding
    Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow  and Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS 
  • Multiple Procedures 
    Aaron Guyer, MD 
  • Denials and Appeals
    Danielle Butto, DPM, CPC, FACFAS
  • Op Note Dissection
    David Pedowitz, MD


11:45 am - 12:15 pm    
Wrap Up


Agenda is subject to change.     

Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS

  Aaron Guyer, MD


  Danielle Butto, DPM, FACFAS


  David Pedowitz, MD


  Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow

  • Understand trends in surgical coding, including how to code for new advances in the practice of foot and ankle surgery
  • Appropriately select modifiers for complex, staged, and multiple procedure cases
  • Understand where higher level E&M codes fit into your surgical practice 

$675     ACFAS and AOFAS Members and Coders of Members
$420     ACFAS and AOFAS Resident Members 
$800     Non-Members 

ACFAS must receive notice of cancellation to info@acfas.org no later than six weeks prior to the start of the course to receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee.

ACFAS is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. ACFAS has approved this activity for a maximum of 12.5 continuing education contact hours.

Hampton Inn & Suites
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL

Hotel Room Rate 
$135+tax/night
Book online by October 19

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.