• You’re Invited to 1-Day
    Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Workshop
    Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Sponsored by Bracco Diagnostics

Unraveling the Coding and Documentation Quagmire
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 | 8:00am to 4:30pm CDT
St. Paul, MN

Event Description:

Held at the Panacea headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, this one-day session will provide actionable information regarding correct and compliant code assignment for Radiological procedures, covering “hot-button” coding issues as well as what’s on the horizon.

Panacea’s expert team—Donna Richmond, Cathy Huyghe, and Jeff Majchrzak—will pull from their extensive experience in the radiology industry to offer insights applicable for attendees focused on hospital (i.e., UB04 form) or professional (i.e., 1500 form) coding and billing.

Attendees will:

  • Gain valuable insight on correct and compliant code assignment for IR and non-invasive radiology procedures
  • Review real-life dictated report example to illustrate coding and billing dos and don’ts
  • Participate in sessions with top experts in the field
  • Share best practices with colleagues
  • Earn 6.0 CEUs through AAPC
  • Connect with the Panacea team for real time Q&A

Who Should Attend:

This session will benefit all who are involved in the immensely important task of coding and billing, including: technologists, HIM staff, compliance, billing, revenue cycle, chargemaster team, as well as physicians generating the actual dictated reports to validate charges submitted.

Price & Registration: Space is limited

Early bird pricing before September 20 – $295.
Standard event pricing $395 after September 20, 2019

Two Easy Ways to Register

  1. Call Panacea at 1-866-926-5933, x 2.
  2. Download Registration Form and fax to 651-224-4694 or email to [email protected]

Workshop Schedule

Time Topic
8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Coffee Connections
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome and Introduction
8:45 – 10:45 Best Practices in Diagnostic Radiology Coding and Documentation

  • Common procedure
  • Common coding error
  • Best documentation practices

Presenter: Donna Richmond

10:45-11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Emerging Trends in Radiology

Top 10 Hotline Questions in Radiology Answered

Presenter: Cathy Huyghe

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 3:00 Best Practices in Interventional Radiology Coding and Documentation

  • Common procedure
  • Common coding errors
  • Best documentation practices

Presenter: Jeff Majchrzak

3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:15 Emerging Trends in Interventional Radiology

Top 10 Hotline Questions in Interventional Radiology Answered

Presenter: Cathy Huyghe

4:15 – 4:30 Wrap up – Q&A

Location & Accommodations:

Workshop location
445 Minnesota Street, Skyway Level
UBS Plaza Entrance, 9th floor

Speaker Biographies:

Jeff Majchrzak, BA, CIRCC, RCC Vice President, Radiology and Cardiology Consulting Services

Jeff is the technical editor for Panacea‘s CPT Coding and Regulatory Compliance for Radiology; the author of the Study Guide for the Radiology Coding Certification Board Exam, Interventional Coder, Nuclear Medicine and CT/MRI Coder manuals; and a co-author of the Mammography Coder, Ultrasound Coder, Peripheral and Cardiology Coder manuals as well as both the test and study guide for AAPC’s Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC) credential. Jeff also performs a variety of IR and Cardiology services coding audits and is a nationally recognized speaker.

Cathy Huyghe, CPC, Senior Healthcare Consultant

Catherine Huyghe has 30+ years of experience in the Interventional Radiology and Cardiology auditing, revenue cycle, and management industry and is a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). In her role as consultant, Cathy performs procedure based CPT procedure and ICD-10 diagnosis coding audits of cardiology, interventional radiology, image guided invasive procedures; radiology chargemaster assessments; reviews for regulatory agency compliance; and administrative policies and procedures evaluations. She also assists in the development of compliance programs and conducts Interventional Radiology and Cardiology educational training seminars.

Donna Richmond, BA, RCC, CPC, CIRCC, Senior Healthcare Consultant

Donna’s more than 20 years of experience in billing, coding, and compliance include positions as coding services manager for a computer-assisted coding company (directing 30+ coders and assisting clients with coding questions) and billing, coding and compliance responsibilities for a practice management / billing company. Donna is a past member of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) Programs committee and chairman of the Coding sub-committee. She was the Radiology Coding Certification Board’s RBMA Liaison for two years and previously served on the Education committee. In addition to Donna’s coding hotline responsibilities for Panacea, she performs a variety of radiology and cardiology audits and contributes to several publications and webcasts.


Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Bracco Imaging SpA, and part of the Bracco Group, is a leader in innovative contrast imaging agents in the U.S. BDI, established in 1994, with headquarters and research offices in Monroe Township, NJ, offers a product and solution portfolio for all key diagnostic imaging modalities: X-Ray Imaging (including Computed Tomography-CT, Interventional Radiology, and Cardiac Catheterization), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS), and Nuclear Medicine through radioactive tracers. The diagnostic imaging offer is completed by several medical devices and advanced administration systems for contrast imaging products in the fields of radiology.


This educational program is being conducted in accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and is intended only for attendance by U.S. Healthcare Professionals.