About the Course


Published: May 6, 2019


Attendees will leave this presentation with an increased understanding of:

-Different types of bronchoscopy procedures
-Why bronchoscopy procedures are performed for certain conditions
-How the various types of bronchoscopy procedures are used and reported


I. Understanding Bronchoscopy
      a. Alternative to invasive surgery
      b. Bronchoscopy for diagnosis or treatment
II. Overview of the Respiratory System
III. Bronchoscopy Coding and DRGs
      a. MS-DRGs and APR DRGs related to respiratory issues
      b. Coding for bronchoscopy procedures
IV. Root Operations and Coding
      a. Biopsies, BAL, foreign body removal, and mucous plug aspiration
      b. Code assignment based on procedure performed/intent of procedure
V. Coding Complications and Query Considerations


Beth Baker Eichorst, MS, MT (ASCP), COC, has over 30 years of  experience in healthcare, including a background in laboratory medicine as a medical technologist. In her role with 3M Health Information  Systems, Beth is responsible for coding validations, coding education,  focused training on interventional radiology and cardiology, as well as  outpatient CDI operational assessments, and claims denial management consulting services. Her background includes extensive training of  health information personnel on CPT/HCPCS coding, compliance issues, and  Medicare and Medicaid billing policies and APC regulations.

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