2020 CPT Code Changes

January 30, 2020
10:00 – 11:30 AM HST

Learning Objectives:

1.Outline the E&M, Surgery and Radiology CPT changes for 2020.
2.Review guideline changes and other coding instructional updates.
3.Link knowledge about anatomy and surgical procedures to key CPT code changes.

Speaker: Natalie Sartori, M.ED., RHIA

Data Analytics Webinar Series: Visualizing Healthcare Data Using MS Excel and Tableau Public

February 18, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

February 25, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

This 2-part webinar series will offer a hands-on experience to analyze and visualize healthcare data. The sessions will explore the utility of MS Excel and Tableau Public to prepare data for analysis, create data summaries, and apply data visualization to create meaningful insights. Instructions on how to download and install the software will be provided. The data files will also be included ahead of time. Each webinar will be one hour in length.

The first webinar will explore the use of MS Excel and offer the following:

• Preparing data using MS Excel
• Develop data summaries using functions
• Develop data summaries using PivotTables
• Create visual displays of data using PivotCharts

The second webinar will explore data visualization in the Tableau Public environment and offer the following:

• Preparing data using Tableau Public
• Develop tabular data summaries using Tableau
• Develop graphical data summaries using Tableau
• Create interactive dashboards

Speaker: David Marc, PhD, CHDA and Ryan Sandefer, PhD

Coding Roundtable – February 2020

February 29, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT

Aneurysms: Coding beyond the Basics
Michelle Galindo, RHIA, CCS, CPC

The 4 C’s: Coding Congenital Cardiac Conditions (and other heart diseases)
Heather Guscott, MS, RHIA

Guidance from Coding Clinic
Crystal Champaigne, RHIA, CCS, CRC

Onsite and Webinar available.

2020 CPT Changes

Published: December 12, 2019

This webinar will help you:

  • Recognize the 394 changes in CPT for 2020.
  • Understand the rationale behind each change.
  • Apply knowledge learned in day to day practice.
  • Demonstrate the role Clinical Documentation improvement plays in the coding process.

Who should attend this webinar?

Practice Managers, Revenue Cycle Managers, Billing Managers, Coding Specialists and Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals

Speaker: Dr. Lisa L Campbell, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, CRC, CPC-I


2020 CPT Code Changes

January 9, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MT

  • Cover to cover review and discussion of significant 2020 CPT code additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Review of applicable guideline additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Discuss how documentation requirements may be impacted by 2020 changes
  • Discuss other important coding-related items to look to for 2020 updates on (i.e. coverage policies, reimbursement policies, etc.)


Speaker: Whitney Horton

ICD-10-CM for Pediatrics


ICD-10-CM for Pediatrics offers correct coding advice in manageable chunks with interesting and interactive instruction from a nationally recognized industry expert. Topics include:

  • Purposes and Characteristics of a Classification System
  • Steps to Support Coding Decisions
  • Use of Excludes I vs. Excludes 2 Notes
  • Official Coding Guidelines Pertinent to Pediatric Care
  • Differentiating between Status vs. History of Coding
  • Use, Abuse and Dependence of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Perinatal Period Defined with Examples
  • Coding and Guidelines for Chapter 16 Perinatal Period in ICD-10-CM
  • Observation Codes Z codes vs. P codes
  • Coding and Guidelines for Chapter 17 Congenital Conditions

CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management


Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, President of Gail I. Smith Consulting, is a health care consultant with over 30 years experience in the field of coding, education and health information management (HIM). Gail was an associate professor and director of a HIM program at the University of Cincinnati and program director at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Recently, Gail has focused on ICD-10-CM/PCS education: developing online courses, presenting workshops, and performing documentation reviews. She has authored several coding textbooks for CPT and ICD-10-CM and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and Academy faculty member. Ms. Smith received her bachelor’s degree in HIM from The Ohio State University and her master’s degree in education from The College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • $59 AHIMA members
  • $59 non-members

    Online courses are non-refundable.

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