Expert Presentations Will Prevent Pathology Coding Mishaps
No one’s happy reporting a skin code when the pathologist examines a large, cancerous skin specimen that has spread to subcutaneous tissue and requires margin evaluation. Those examinations are more work -- so can you use a musculoskeletal code that pays more?
Find the answer as you read on to make sure that you understand the skin-code boundaries. You’ll also learn one little trick that might ethically earn your pathologist more pay for those difficult skin specimens.
Having expert advice about the hottest pathology topics like this means you can boost your coding accuracy, decrease denials, and safeguard your payments. That’s why you should keep yourself current with pathology audio conferences.
You’ll find such conference topics as:
CPT 2013 Pathology UpdateCPT® proposes 13 new Tier 1 molecular pathology codes for 2013, and adds many tests to the Tier 2 list. With a greater number of CPT® molecular pathology codes for 2013 and the planned deletion of stacking codes (83890-83914, Molecular diagnostics …), CMS’s payment decision for molecular pathology couldn’t be more crucial.
Breast and Uterus Coding: Follow Expert Tips to Garner Top PayThis audio conference will enlighten you on misunderstood bundling rules for uterus, tubes and ovaries, overlooked sentinel lymph nodes, under-coded “breast mass,” missed ancillary services, neglected documentation, squandered “separate margins” and much more!
Molecular Pathology CPT ChangesLearn to comply with CMS instruction for reporting each test using the “old” and “new” CPT® paradigm. Understand payer instructions for unlisted codes. How-to tips for implementing CPT® 2012 molecular pathology codes, analysis of late-breaking payer updates for billing guidance.
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Bottom line: You don't have time to weed through the never-ending onslaught of information about pathology coding and coverage, so let us do it for you.