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Learning Path & Courses Information:

This learning path provides an overview of CPT Spinal Fusion Procedures divided into 12-18-minute modules. Explores the CPT coding for spinal fusion and arthrodesis. A review of spinal anatomy and common disorders that prompt an arthrodesis is discussed. Includes information on CPT guidelines and codes for arthrodesis and related procedures. Case studies of spinal fusion at the cervical, thoracic and lumbar levels as well as spinal fusion for scoliosis are presented. This learning path provides 1 approved AAPC CEU and can be used towards 1 AHIMA CEU | Duration: 1 hour.

LP Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the overall anatomy of the spine and components of the vertebrae
  • Discuss common procedures that may necessitate a spinal fusion procedure
  • Define the CPT guidelines for arthrodesis, including portions of the procedure that are coded separately
  • List the elements to be selected from the documentation for assignment of the appropriate CPT codes
  • Apply the guidelines and codes to cases of spinal arthrodesis

The courses included within this learning path are:

  • Spinal Anatomy and Disease Process Review
  • Spinal Arthrodesis Procedure
  • Spinal Fusion Case Studies - Cervical and Thoracic
  • Spinal Fusion Case Studies - Lumbar & Spinal Deformity

Educators: Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P and Teri Jorwic, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA.