Focused APC Management Series:

Anatomy of an Operative Report





Length of Program: 90 minutes


Content for the program will include the following:

  • Names/Terms that describe operative reports

  • Difference between operative report versus operative progress note

  • How to interrupt an operative report

  • How to identify the “holes” of an operative report

  • Operative reports and code selection

  • When to ask: Dear Doctor

  • Questions and Answers

Target Audience:

This program is designed for HIM directors, managers, coders, internal auditors, compliance officers, ancillary departments, nursing managers/staff, finance, utilization reviewers, DRG/APC managers/directors, physicians, physician office managers, reimbursement specialist, CEO, CFO.


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify components of an operative report

  • Resolve problematic operative report documentation

  • Speak “physician language”

  • Learn to read an operative report with appropriate code reporting techniques

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