This activity features archived, recorded lectures that were
presented as part of the STS Coding Workshop, a virtual event that
took place in February 2021, and a series of supplemental online
modules. The course provides cardiothoracic surgery coders,
surgeons, and all billing professionals with the latest coding and
reimbursement updates affecting cardiothoracic surgical practices.
Topics include coding and reimbursement changes specific to all
areas of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, with special
attention to new and updated office/outpatient evaluation and
management (E/M) codes for 2021. The course also includes a session
on the physician’s role in documentation and reimbursement.