PQRS for Anesthesia Services

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Oct 20, 2016
60 minutes
Product Description

How to Improve Your PQRS Reporting & Documentation for Anesthesia Services

Do the terms PQRS, cross-cutting measures, MACRA, MIPS and VBM leave you scratching your head? Your practice can’t afford to delay PQRS any longer!

Join our anesthesia coding and billing expert Kelly Dennis, MBA, ACS-AN, CANPC, CHCA, CPC, CPC-I in this session to get a review on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) coding to help your practice understand how to report PQRS for anesthesia services, including the documentation required to support PQRS information.

Kelly will dish out reference, resource documents and tools to help your practice keep up-to-date on an annual basis. Whether your practice has delayed implementing PQRS or need to confirm current anesthesia-related information, this one hour audio session will point your practice in the right direction.

Session Highlights:

  • Discuss history of Quality Reporting measures
  • Review and discuss anesthesia-specific 2016 PQRS Measures
  • Understand how penalties are assessed, including Value Based Modifier penalties
  • Learn documentation necessary to support performance measurement codes
  • Review steps to take for annual review of PQRS information
  • Discuss Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

Session Snapshots:

  • Brief history of PQRS
  • The penalty phase
  • Reporting PQRS
  • AQI deadlines
  • Check quality and resource use reports
  • Anesthesia eligible professionals (EP)
  • PQRS for claims based reporting
  • PQRS for registry reporting
  • PQRS – MAV Process
  • PQRS – cross cutting measures
  • Face to face encounter codes
  • Final Rule information “non-patient facing”
  • Cross cutting measures
  • Value-Based Payment Modifiers
  • Measure #76 Category II Code 6030F
  • Documentation Specifications

Who should attend

Anesthesia billing and coding staff, Anesthesia Administrators, Anesthesiologists, CRNAs, Anesthesia Assistants, Anesthesia billing companies

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Kelly Dennis - Anesthesia Coding Expert

Kelly Dennis has over 34 years of experience in anesthesia coding and billing and speaks about anesthesia issues nationally. She has a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration, is a certified coder and instructor through the American Academy of Professional Coders. Kelly is an Advanced Coding Specialist through the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and served as lead advisor for their anesthesia board. She is also a certified health...   More Info
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