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Coding And Reimbursement Solutions For PULMONARY/CRITICAL CARE/SLEEP MEDICINE - 2020

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Special Section:

What your Providers need to know about the dramatic EM changes coming in 2021. Strategies for increased productivity and smarter, bullet proof documentation.

PRACTICE BREAKING NEWS

* Preview the latest 2019-2020 CPT-4 and ICD-10-CM changes.

* What your Providers need to know about E/M changes.

* Critical Care now on 2019 OIG target list because of high error rates.

* Incident-to and Split/Shared services are also under great scrutiny with error rates up to 85%. Will your claims pass audits?

* Your strong, accurate coding patterns are key to maximize current payment as well as tomorrow's.

* Peer review analysis used for medical necessity is based on your National Provider IDs and taxonomy listings.

* Look at your coding patterns through the hypercritical eyes of an outside auditor.

* Discuss the "Applied Error Rate over a Paid Claims Universe".

* The OIG added CPAP supply orders to the Workplan and continues to monitor high volume of sleep testing!

* Learn how Transitional, Chronic and Complex Chronic Care Management can help you improve patient health, increase practice revenue, and support value-based initiatives.

* Commercial payers were slow to update EBUS policies

* Strategies to reverse EBUS denials will be discussed.

* Overutilization audits and denials for PFT's are rampant.

* Latest updates on Date of Service policies.

2019 / 2020 ICD-10-CM UPDATES

* Code complex patient conditions/ co-morbidity to support EM levels.

* Accurate ICD-10-CM coding of your complex patient's conditions and co-morbidities will support your moderate and high complexity encounters and minimize risk.

* Historically, up to 80% of claim denials are attributed to the improper selection of diagnosis codes.

* Accuracy in ICD-10-CM coding is vital to Quality and Outcomes Reporting.

* Code complex patient conditions/ co-morbidity to support EM levels.

* Accurate ICD-10-CM coding of your complex patient's conditions and co-morbidities will support your moderate and high complexity encounters and minimize risk.

* Historically, up to 80% of claim denials are attributed to the improper selection of diagnosis codes.

* Accuracy in ICD-10-CM coding is vital to Quality and Outcomes Reporting.

CRITICAL CARE GUIDELINES

* Not all patients within the walls of ICU meet the criteria for Critical Care services.

* Documentation required to demonstrate "imminent threat" for audit.

* Emerging new diagnoses essential to preserve ongoing Critical Care services.

* Critical Care Time errors lead to alarming recoupments as high as 68%.

* Hospital EMR cloned notes have major obstacles that must be overcome to have a quality note.

* Learn the proper methods to calculate multiple units of Critical Care in one calendar day.

PROCEDURES / MODIFIERS

* Special documentation required for Moderate Sedation and EBUS.

* Documentation of the indications for all procedures, testing such as PFTs and Sleep Studies.

LEARN HOW TO EVALUATION & MANAGEMENT AND YOUR ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD

* CMS has proposed sweeping changes to the way physicians bill for evaluation and management (E&M) services.

* Major changes to Scope of Practice laws are impacting incident-to and Split/Shared billing guidelines.

* The Office of Inspector General and Payer Auditors are targeting cloned EMR notes with great success.

* Learn techniques to customize the elements of your E/M services for a quality clinical note.

* Initial Hospital and subsequent hospital visits are frequent audit targets for a good reason

PRESENTER

Arlene Morrow, CPC, CMM has served the healthcare industry for over 40 years with experience as a Business Office manager, Practice Administrator and Consultant. She is owner of AM Associates based in Tampa, FL, a consulting firm that specializes in conducting individualized coding and reimbursement training programs for hundreds of physician practices, medical groups and clinics nationwide. As a McVey Seminar leader for 20 years , she is a nationally recognized speaker and author of many multispecialty coding and reimbursement workbooks. Ms. Morrow is committed to assisting specialty practices in knowing their defendable positions in accurate and complete coding.

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