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Lumbar Coding: From Decompression to Instrumentation
Target Audience and Course Overview

Course Description: Lumbar Coding: From Decompression to Instrumentation provides the building blocks necessary to understand and apply basic coding principles for lumbar cases. Beginning with the fundamental approach of diagnosis to the complex application of instrumentation codes, this coding module is ideal for residents learning coding, especially early career neurosurgeons who are beginning to collect and code their cases for American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) case logs.

Target Audience: Residents, Neurosurgeons, and those submitting cases and codes to ABNS.

Faculty Information
Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH, FAANS
Mark E. Oppenlander, MD
Anand Veeravagu, MD
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Select and apply the appropriate diagnostic codes for lumbar spine cases
  • Interpret the intricacies involved in coding instrumentation and surgical procedures for the lumbar spine
  • Compile, manage and accurately code lumbar surgery cases for ABNS case logs.
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Nov 20, 2026
Cost: Member: $49.00
Non-Member: $79.00
Resident: $0.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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