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Dissect your Orthopedic Spine Coding

Certified Instructor

Live and On Demand

Certificate of Completion

The challenges Orthopedic spine practices face in reimbursements range from Prior Authorization issues to issues with documentation, coding, and interpreting payor policies.

In this Specialty Spotlight webinar “Dissect your Orthopedic Spine Coding” our subject matter expert Jennifer McNamara CPC,CCS,CRC,CPMA,CPC-I,CGSC,COPC AAPC Approved Instructor will discuss the various challenges and discuss examples of documentation that will improve prior authorizations and reimbursement. You will learn how to maximize revenue and see potential missed opportunities. All staff who touch patient claim data and who document healthcare data will benefit from this session.

On Demand until 3/31/2023

Key Objectives:

  • What changes in CPT Coding for 2022 Impact your practice?
  • What modifiers can assist in proper reimbursement?
  • Is your coding staff interpreting your documentation accurately?
  • Learn to correctly code Laminectomies with Arthrodesis
  • Improve your Documentation to support medical necessity
  • What are the missed opportunities in Spine Reimbursement and the financial implications?
  • Avoid High Medicare audit fines with accurate billing.

About the instructor

Jennifer McNamara


I serve as the Director of Education and Coding for Oncospark. I bring impact and results with 20+ years of proven healthcare revenue cycle experience and effective instruction through Ozark Institute for 1000+ students. I have embraced the changes in the billing and coding space by embracing the movement to value based care and software deployment across specialties. I am committed to teaching others the intricate world of billing and coding and the future of the space. 

I started my Career in 2000 and have worked in many specialized areas of Coding including Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Podiatry and many more. My coding team provides Auditing, Consulting, RCM services, Credentialing and Compliance through our team of experts.

I am the host of the weekly podcast “Life as a Coder” discussing Health Information Management and how to succeed in the Business of Healthcare as well as tips for work life balance. It is available on many podcast stations and airs every Wednesday.

I have served as Education Officer for the Joplin MO AAPC Chapter previously and has written articles for AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly. I am a National public speaker and have been a past speaker at AAPC Healthcon as well as many specialty conferences and events both Virtually and In person including Decision Health for Orthopedics.


~ Heather Boliman

I absolutely loved the lay out with the pre-recorded sessions followed by the Zoom Q&A. I look forward to more info from you guys!

~ Carol Hodge

Speakers were excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed the event.