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Fracture Care: Step by Step


This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.5 CEUs. Note: CEU's expire 6/30/2024.

This one and a half hour course is designed for both seasoned and new Orthopedic coders and will encompass a review of updated definitions and guidelines for closed, open, and percutaneous fracture care treatment, itemized vs. global reporting for non-manipulative treatment of fractures, global surgical package guidelines for fractures, NCCI guidelines and fractures, updated AAOS guidance for hardware removal and negative pressure wound therapy, and debridement and active wound care management guidelines.

Course Description:
This course will review CPT 2022 Musculoskeletal Guideline revisions, Fracture care in the ER, Urgent Care and office setting and billing methodologies, updated AAOS guidance for negative pressure wound therapy and hardware removal, debridement, and active wound care management.  Participants will also have an opportunity to work through hands-on case exercises for itemized vs. global reporting for non-manipulative treatment and other fracture care coding scenarios.

Course Learning Objectives:
• Review of fracture care guidelines and billing methodologies
• Fracture treatment shared by NPP’s and physicians
• Updated CPT guidelines for External Fixation
• Updated AAOS guidance for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Hardware removal
• Debridement and Active Wound Care Management 

Reminder: You have 30 days to complete the course from the day you open and access the course. 


Consultant and Speaker


Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the revenue cycle with a focus on prospective and retrospective auditing, coding abstraction, and telehealth billing compliance. She has delivered both coding and auditing services and education for a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Jen’s extensive knowledge and skills in successful appeals and payment recovery processes involving major payors generates positive returns for clients.

Read more about Jen HERE

AAPC Accreditation -- Expires 06/30/24

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.5 CEUs. On Demand product requires successful completion of a post-test for Core A, CEMC, CENTC and CPMA for continuing education units.

Note: CEU's are valid until 06/30/2024. Please be sure to claim credits before the expiration date. 


Open to download resource.
Open to download resource. Please review before beginning this course
Fracture Care: Step by Step
Open to view video.  |  92 minutes
Open to view video.  |  92 minutes
Course Feedback
11 Questions
Continuing Education Quiz
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  7/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  7/10 points to pass You must complete and pass this quiz (70% or better) to be able to claim CEUs.
CEU Certificate
Up to 1.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available This certificate can be claimed with the successful completion of the course feedback and the passing of the continuing education quiz with a 70% or better

On-Demand: Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All cancellation and transfer requests must be submitted in writing via email to Refunds are subject to an administrative fee per registrant per course according to the following schedule: 

  • The course has not been started.
  • If there is a pdf handout or workbook available, $60 will be deducted from the refund.
  • If a hard copy book has been printed/shipped, $60 plus shipping and handling will be deducted.
  • Timing of your request:
    • Cancellation requests must be received via email within 24 hours of purchase for a full refund less above fees.
    • Cancellations received after 24 hours of purchase will result in a transfer of funds to another on-demand course within the same year less above fees.

Please email to submit your transfer or cancellation request.