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Gain access to VitalWare's library of webinars led by our team of coding and content experts. These recordings cover a wide variety of topics from ICD-10 to the many yearly updates.

"It's a challenge keeping up with all of the changes CMS makes on an ongoing basis. VitalWare's webinars make it easy to stay up-to-date right from our desks and further enhances the use of our VitalCDM application."

Julie A. Missias, RN, CPC
Revenue Integrity Specialist
Bronson Healthcare

*Note: Recordings no longer qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU). Visit our Events Calendar to register for upcoming live sessions that qualify for CEU credits. 

A Guide to Eliminating Infusion Confusion

After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Review the basic concepts for initial, concurrent and sequential infusions
  • Identify the appropriate use of codes for hydration, complex drug infusion/injection and other therapeutic drug infusion/injection
  • Discuss documentation requirements for various Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs)
  • Understand the structure and purpose of the coding hierarchy for infusion/injection services
  • Apply CPT® codes using real-world examples of patients receiving infusion services

Recorded July 19, 2017

Auditing ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding is Key to Continuous Improvement:  Discover Educational Opportunities

After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify key areas of concern based on diagnosis or procedure coding
  • Identify the most common issues that lead to ICD-10 coding discrepancies and varying code assignment patterns
  • Identify compliance and audit issues specific to ICD-10-CM/PCS

Recorded June 21, 2017

There’s Nothing Humerus about Orthopedic Coding; VitalWare Will Help Straighten Things Out

After viewing this webinar, you will:

  • Confident with coding orthopedic procedures through coding examples
  • Identify common conditions and procedures of the shoulder, spine, hip and knee
  • Understand official guidance relevant to orthopedics
  • Recognize anatomy related to shoulder, spinal, hip and knee joints

Recorded May 24, 2017

Don't let ICD-10-PCS Cardiac Coding be a Heartbreaker:
Keep Your Fingers on the Pulse of Cardiac Procedure Coding

After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify key areas of anatomy needed to appropriately assign ICD-10-PCS codes for cardiovascular procedures
  • Identify reportable procedure codes using current coding guidance for cardiovascular procedures
  • Identify correct root operations and coding for cardiovascular procedures utilizing specific case studies

Recorded March 15, 2017

Understanding the National Correct Coding Initiative

After viewing this webinar, you will:

  • Explain the purpose and rationale behind the National Correct Coding Initiative
  • Understand of the distinct components of the NCCI and how these distinct components are used to edit claims
  • Gain knowledge of the differences between facility and professional edits
  • Identify the NCCI eligible modifiers and how to apply them correctly using practice scenarios

Recorded February 15, 2017

CDM 101: Basic Overview for Beginners

After viewing this webinar, you will:

  • Gain knowledge of key definitions and concepts of the CDM
  • Identify standard data elements contained in the CDM
  • Recognize the impact of the CDM on departmental management
  • Understand the importance of an established maintenance process

Recorded January 25, 2017

Auditing Benefits You Should Know About in the New Year
Webinar with Rice Memorial Hospital

December 6, 2016

November 30, 2016

September 14, 2016