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Advanced Coding Workshop

Challenging scenarios to improve accuracy and confidence

5 Reasons to Attend

1. Brush up on coding skills to ensure codes are the best match for the documentation provided

2. Diagnose innocent errors due to improper coding

3. Improve confidence when coding unique situations

4. Take the mystery out of modifier usage

5. Get a coding workout with hands-on exercises

Master challenging coding problems in this class designed to lead participants through advanced case exercises, pointing out errors in rejected claims and explaining current rules and guidelines for various scenarios. In-class exercises emphasize level selection based on the highest degree of specificity. Bring your questions and receive expert guidance on some of your most challenging coding situations.

Class Highlights:

  • Practice identifying the criteria for code selection that best describes the procedure
  • Using guidelines, determine the appropriate order for billing services and procedures
  • Review documentation for coding to the highest degree of specificity
  • Learn to identify the "why' and "what" of each patient encounter
  • Using global and surgical packages for billing
  • Review sample medical charts to identify key components of the documentation
  • Recognize whether to code an E/M encounter as a consult or referral
  • Experience how to identify the proper use of modifiers that complete the "patient story”

Master challenging coding problems with hands-on exercises.

Who Should Attend

This course is relevant for experienced coding and billing staff.


This is an advanced-level course. Content assumes at least a year of direct coding experience for outpatient services.

What to Bring

Participants must bring current editions of CPT® and ICD-10-CM coding manuals, and a medical dictionary to class.

Program Schedule

There are no live classes available at this time. See below for more options.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 6 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.

Practice Management Institute

Practice Management Institute® (PMI) teaches physicians and their staff how to properly navigate complex healthcare issues and secure every dollar rightfully due. PMI programs focus on solutions for coding, reimbursement, compliance and practice productivity. These training programs have been hosted in leading hospitals, medical societies and colleges across the U.S. for more than 30 years.

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