Peripheral Cardiology 2015 Updates

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 minutes
Product Description

The Peripheral Cardiology Updates for 2015 Are Here. Know what they are.

2015 has brought many changes to Peripheral Cardiology practice. From new/revised Peripheral and carotid stenting codes to 2015 EVAT coding; Medicare direction for non-coronary interventions to changes to HCPCS modifier 59. 

Keeping abreast of these updates is no mean feat for your cardiology practice. Additionally, ICD-10-CM transition is around the corner and you need to be prepared for that in October.

Join Cardiology coding pro Terry Fletcher in this 60-minute audio session  to learn how to maximize your Peripheral Cardiology revenue by at least 20%, while being compliant with the Medicare and AMA Guidelines.

Areas covered in the session

  • 2015 CPT® coding update for Peripheral Cardiology
  • Review of 2015 Peripheral documentation
  • Crosswalk from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for Peripheral Cardiology
  • New revised language for Carotid stenting
  • 20.2 CCI clarifications for peripheral PTA/Stenting codes 37236-37239
  • Operative report focus to look at compliance for Peripheral Procedures
  • Review of Thrombolytic coding and misc peripheral codes
  • EVAT Procedures in the office- A new way to maximize peripheral revenues
  • Review of the Peripheral Stenting rules, as it’s not the same in each vascular family
  • Review of New 59 modifier HCPCS subset modifiers
  • Insights on coding extra's such as IVUS, Thrombectomy, Lytic Therapy and more
  • How to support coding both coronary and non-coronary services at the same encounter
  • Is a Peripheral Doctor a "different specialty" in a Cardiology practice?

Attending this conference will help you understand:

  • Real life operative notes to code from
  • Peripheral Fee Tickets to assist in charge capture
  • Crosswalk from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for Peripheral Cardiology
  • Reimbursement discussion on Peripheral Cardiology for office vs. hospital procedures

Who should attend?

Coders, Billers, Collectors, Physicians, Administrators, Cath Lab charge capture staff

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About Our Speaker

Terry Fletcher - Cardiology Coding Expert

Terry Fletcher is a specialty coding industry coding and billing expert, auditor and educator based in Laguna Beach, California, with over 30 years of experience. Terry is a past member of the National Advisory Board for AAPC, past Chair of the AAPCCA, and AAPC National and Regional Conference Educator. Terry is the technical editor for the Select Coder®  from DecisionHealth, editorial advisor for Cardiology Coding Alert! & Practice...   More Info
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