2020 STS Coding Workshop Agenda

Program Directors
Aaron M. Cheng, MD
Seattle, WA
Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA
Thorton, CO
Kirk R. Kanter, MD
Atlanta, GA
V. Seenu Reddy, MD
Nashville, TN
Stephen J. Lahey, MD
Farmington, CT
Sanjay A. Samy, MD
New York, NY
Francis C. Nichols III, MD
Rochester, MN
Scott C. Silvestry, MD
Orlando, FL

 

Friday, January 24
11:30 a.m. REGISTRATION
12:30 p.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting General Thoracic Surgery Procedures
Richard K. Freeman, MD, Chicago, IL, and Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA, Thorton, CO
3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:45 p.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting Esophageal Surgery Procedures
Francis C. Nichols, MD, Rochester, MN, and Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA, Thorton, CO
4:45 p.m. Reduced Documentation and Best Practices for E/M Coding 
Aaron M. Cheng, MD, Seattle, WA, and Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA, Thorton, CO
5:45 p.m. ADJOURNMENT

 

Saturday, January 25
6:30 a.m. BREAKFAST
7:00 a.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting Congenital Cardiac Surgery Procedures
Kirk R. Kanter, MD, Atlanta, GA
8:30 a.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting Adult Cardiac Surgery Procedures 
V. Seenu Reddy, MD, MBA, Nashville, TN, Stephen J. Lahey, MD, Farmington, CT, and Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA, Thorton, CO
9:45 a.m. BREAK
10:00 a.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting Adult Cardiac Surgery Procedures (cont.) 
V. Seenu Reddy, MD, MBA, Nashville, TN, Stephen J. Lahey, MD, Farmington, CT, and Julie Painter, MBA, CCVTC, CPMA, Thorton, CO
12:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30 p.m. Best Practices for Coding and Documenting  Vascular Surgery Procedures 
Sean Roddy, MD, Albany, NY
3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. The Role of the Physician in Documentation and Reimbursement
Francis C. Nichols, MD, Rochester, MN, Scott C. Silvestry, MD, Orlando, FL, and Sanjay A. Samy, MD, New York, NY
5:45 p.m.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Last Updated: 10/11/19
Agenda and speakers subject to change.