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Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and Terminology
Course Overview
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The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is pleased to offer Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and Terminology. This on-demand course is designed for novice coders and will introduce learners to the anatomy and terminology specific to neurosurgical coding. This webinar will guide you in mastering neuroanatomy and terminology used in the neurosurgical practice coding and reimbursement profession to ensure that you are coding appropriately for maximum reimbursement as well as compliance.
Learning Objectives
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Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:


  • Identify anatomy and terminology as it relates to neurosurgical coding.
  • Distinguish disease and procedural terms as they relate to neurosurgical coding.
  • Explain the origins of CPT Codes.
Faculty Information

John Ratliff, MD, FAANS*

Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD, FAANS*

Reviewed by: Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD, FAANS in July 2020

CME Credit

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME available: 07/01/2020 until 07/30/2023. 


AAPC CEU is not available.

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $59.00
Non-Member: $79.00
Resident: $59.00
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME Credits
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