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CPT - The Complete Package

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone

200 Stoneridge Drive

Columbia, SC 29210

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CPT: The Complete Package

February 6-7, 2018

Columbia, South Carolina

Registration: 8:00 am both days

Course Goal

The goal for this class will be to provide attendees with the requisite skills necessary to understand CPT from cover to cover. We will each chapter of the 2018 Professional Edition CPT including the introduction, Evaluation and Management (E/M), surgery, applicable pathology/laboratory service, radiology and the Medicine chapters of CPT. We will cover the proper use of all CPT modifiers and there will be limited coverage of 2018 HCPCS II modifiers.

Who is the class for?

This class is designed for anyone wanting overview of all CPT chapters, applicable documentation requirements to support the services listed therein. There would be benefit to all folks involved in the revenue cycle to include clinical personnel (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN), coders, billers, EHR professionals, or anyone involved in the coding process and revenue cycle.

Specific objectives include:

1. The history of CPT and overview of the Introduction to include:

2. Evaluation and Management Services (E&M)

3. Anesthesia

4. Surgery

- Defining the "global surgical package" (eg CMS vs AMA)


Agenda:

DAY 1

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am – 4:00 pm (6 CEU contact hours)

9:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.

  • Introduction
  • Orientation to 2018 CPT Professional Edition
  • Difference between level I and level II codes
  • Place of service codes
  • Symbols the AMA uses in it CPT manual
  • Add-on codes
  • Coding guidelines
  • E&M tables with descriptions for proper use
  • Unlisted procedure codes
  • Category II and category III CPT codes
  • CPT appendix A-P
  • Using the CPT index

10:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

  • BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

  • Orientation to CPT and CMS E/M Guidelines
  • Capturing valid chief complaints/presenting problems
  • What can ancillary staff document and what must the “provider” author in the medical record
  • History of Present Illness and Review of Systems. Past, Family, Social History

12:00 p.m.– 1:00 p.m.

  • LUNCH

1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

  • Physical examination
  • 1995 vs 1997 CMS Examination Rules
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Using time to drive levels of E/M services
  • Differences between “referrals” and “consultations”
  • Pre-operative “clearances”
  • Preventive Medicine vs. Problem-oriented (e.g., Sick) Visits

2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

  • BREAK

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Reporting anesthesia services
  • Introduction to surgical services, surgical package and the NCCI
  • CPT modifiers (Appendix A)

DAY 2

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (4 CEU contact hours)

9:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.

  • Integumentary system coding
  • Musculoskeletal system coding
  • Respiratory and Cardiovascular system coding

10:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

  • BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

  • Digestive system coding
  • Urinary and reproductive system coding
  • Nervous system coding
  • Radiology and Pathology and laboratory system coding

12:00 p.m.– 1:00 p.m.

  • LUNCH

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

  • Medicine chapter coding
    • o Immunizations
    • o Psychiatry and mental health
    • o Injections and infusions
    • Q&A and closing comments


Refund policy: No refunds after 7 days before event (January 30th). No-shows will not be refunded. If you cannot attend, you may send a substitute. Email tevepaugh@scorh.net with the name change. Payments will not be accepted at the event. You must pay in advance.

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