Coding for Foot Care…The Right Way!

Course Description

Coding for Footcare...The Right Way!

PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

Learning Objectives

  1. Be able to list the four CPT codes that can be used when rendering nail care.
  2. Understand how to use the new Medicare "X" modifiers appropriately.
  3. Be able to use the Medicare CCI edits to determine which code should be submitted with a 59 or X modifier when submitting two CPT codes

Intended Audience
Podiatric Physicians

Time to Complete Activity
1.0 hours

No charge

Commercial Interest
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.



Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC

Dr. Lehrman, recently named one of America’s most influential podiatrists, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, and is recognized as a “Master” by the American Professional Wound Care Association. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management and an Expert Panelist on Codingline. In his role as a Consultant to the APMA Health Policy and Practice Department, Dr. Lehrman serves as an advisor to the APMA Coding Committee and the APMA MACRA Task Force. Dr. Lehrman sits on the board of directors of both the American Professional Wound Care Association and the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. He is an adjunct clinical professor at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and is a Certified Professional Coder.

In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships between instructors and planning committee members with a commercial interest must be disclosed to program participants.

None of the planning committee members have anything to disclose. Dr. Lehrman is Principal of Lehrman Consulting LLC and a consultant of the APMA Health Policy and Practice Department.

Date Recorded:


Date Activity terminates:

8/1/2021 (3 years after recorded date)

Sponsored by the Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA).

PICA Copyright 8/1/18



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