CMS Listening Session: Billing and Coding with Electronic Health Records

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Cental Office

7500 Security Blvd

Woodlawn, MD 21244

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CMS and ONC will convene a meeting of interested stakeholders, including providers, health information technology vendors, press and others to discuss electronic health records (EHRs), the increase in code levels billed for some Medicare services, and appropriate coding in an increasingly electronic environment. Invited speakers will discuss key issues such as the impact of EHRs on high quality clinical care, provider efficiency, and coding, as well as coding challenges and opportunities facing various groups, including hospitals, clinicians, and other interested stakeholders.

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Welcome & Overview (9:00 - 9:30 a.m.)

Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center of Medicare, Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

David Muntz, Principal Deputy National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)

Impacts of EHRs and Coding Trends (9:30 - 11:00 a.m.)

Benjamin K. Chu, M.D., 2013 Chairman, American Hospital Association, Regional President, Southern California, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals

Bruce Siegel, M.D., MPH, President and CEO, National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems

Steven J. Stack, M.D., Chair of the Board, American Medical Association

Developing Standards for Coding with EHRS (11:00 - 12:00 p.m.)

Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, Senior Director, Coding Policy and Compliance American Health Information Management Association

Mickey McGlynn, Siemens Medical Solutions, Healthcare Services Chair, Electronic Health Records Association

Break (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

Listening Session on Coding Challenges (1:00 - 2:00 p.m.)

Invited statements from:

Jason Mitchell, M.D., Director of the Center for Health Information Technology, American Academy of Family Physicians

Ivy Baer, Senior Director and Regulatory Counsel, Regulatory and Policy Group, Health Care Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges

Jeff Micklos, Executive Vice President, Management, Compliance, and General Counsel, smFederation of American Hospitals

Steven A. Wartman, M.D., PhD, MACP, President and CEO, Association of Academic Health Centers

Lisa Gallagher, Vice President, Technology Solutions, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Tom Leary, Vice President, Government Relations, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Cental Office

7500 Security Blvd

Woodlawn, MD 21244

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