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Critical Care For Medical Specialists, Including Hospitalists, Intensivists

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Tue, Jun 19, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Stop Leaving Money On The Table In Your Critical Care Facility. Get All the Moneymaking Strategies Here !

Each medicine specialty has its own nuances but Critical Care is a code that can be used by all specialists:  hospitalist; pulmonologist; internist; cardiologist, etc. This is “the direct delivery by a physician of medical care for a critically ill or critically injured patient.” Although Critical Care can be performed at various locations (ICU, regular floor or even office), but the documentation requirements don’t change.  

True, documentation is the key to capturing all procedures not bundled; and avoiding problems when 2 physicians bill for Critical Care on the same patient on the same day; proving medical necessity; showing when a family meeting meets the critical care requirements. How to document critical care efficiently and effectively is an issue that you can handle efficiently now.

Similarly, learning what is included in the Critical Care code is important but knowing what is NOT included can equate to lost revenue if not identified and billed.

Join our coding expert Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC as she clears up critical care coding and documentation confusions so you can reap the payments you deserve.

Conference Highlights:

  • How to develop your own template for critical care to capture everything you need to effectively bill for the care
  • Tips for diagnosis documentation to help prove medical necessity
  • What is included in critical care time (i.e., procedures, documentation, conversations) and how to bill for what is not
  • What role do residents & fellows and nurse practitioners and physician assistants have in providing and billing for critical care
  • What  do Category III codes have to do with Critical Care

1 AHIMA CEU Approved with this conference

Note: This audio conference will not discuss Critical Care provided post-operatively by surgeons.

Who should attend? Physicians, non-physician practitioners (NP’s & PA’s), office managers, coders and billers.

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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert

Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians.Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also heard on a variety of audio-conferences....   More Info
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