Madison Area Chapter
                                  of the 
         American Academy of Professional  Coders


    

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Chapter Meeting - Comprehensive Weight Management Program

  • 14 Jun 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)
  • The Lussier Family Heritage Center
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Registration


Room temperature may vary, please bring a sweater. Please bring your AAPC Membership number if you have it.
$15.00 2 AAPC CEUs
Light Breakfast included
Registration is closed

Chapter Meeting
Comprehensive Weight Management Program

Paul E. Huepenbecker, MD

Medical Director of Surgical Services

St. Mary's - Dean Ventures, Inc.

 

Dr. Huepenbecker will discuss a variety of topics including life-long health benefits of weight loss and which patients are candidates for weight loss surgery.  He will discuss multi-disciplinary approaches to  weight loss including laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and minimally invasive gastric bypass surgery.
 

June Coding Challenge Question

 

This type of surgery promotes weight loss by changing the anatomy of the digestive tract thus limiting the amount of food that can be eaten and digested.  In the CPT code book, codes 43770 - 43775 are listed under this subheading. 

 

What is _______________ surgery?

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