Applying CPT® Guidelines

Date : February 24, 2021
Time: 01:00 PM ET
Duration: 60 Minutes
Speaker : Lynn Anderanin
AAPC Credits : 1.0




Insurance companies are creating policies and guidelines for services and procedures all of the time, but the American Medical Association also has guidelines published in the CPT® manual that need to be followed when coding and billing.

Join this webinar by expert speaker Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC to review all guidelines in detail.


Session highlights:

  • A review of symbols used throughout CPT®
  • Detailed look at the general guidelines used in CPT®
  • Guidelines that influence the use of modifiers
  • Section specific guidelines
  • Addendums available in CPT®
  • Tables to simplify coding


Benefits of attending session:

  • Guidelines can change annually as codes can change
  • Utilization of codes incorrectly can cause claim denial
  • Reimbursement can be delayed because of claims errors
  • CPT® has increased guidelines and tables to further detail code and modifier usage.
  • Understanding the guidelines will make coding easier and save time


Who should attend ?

  • Physician
  • Physician assistant
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Coder, biller
  • Auditor
  • Claims adjuster, claims processor
  • Nurse
  • Medical assistant
  • Manager
  • Administrator
  • Surgery scheduler
  • Prior authorization specialist


Lynn Anderanin

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, has over 35 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, specializing in Orthopaedics. Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, as well as several other boards for the AAPC. She is also the founder of her Local Chapter of the AAPC.


This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.0 continuing education units (CEUs).