2019 Cardiology CPT®, ICD-10-CM and Medicare Updates

Event Information
Product Format
Live Webinar
Conference Date
Add to my calendar   Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Aired Time
1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
90 minutes
Product Description

Keep Your Cardiology Coding on the Cutting Edge

Every year, you can count on CMS to throw a plethora of coding changes at you – and this year is no different. Gear up for hundreds of coding changes in the 2019 ICD-10-CM and CPT® coding updates. ICD-10 will have approximately 473 code changes (effective Oct. 1, 2018), and CPT® more than 150 new, revised and deleted codes in 2019.

Get up to speed on all the coding changes that will impact cardiology coding in this information-packed live webinar. Let cardiology coding guru Terry Fletcher walk you through the CPT® and ICD-10 code updates, as well as all the other 2019 Medicare updates that will affect the cardiology specialty – with specific clinical examples. In particular, you’ll need to prepare for the most significant changes for evaluation and management (E&M) codes in the last 20 years.

After attending this instructive session, you will have all the tools and knowledge you need to confidently code cardiology services in 2019. You’ll know exactly what you need to update your physicians for CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and Medicare updates. Don’t miss out on these crucial changes, because every single coding revision will impact your reimbursement in the coming year.

Session Highlights

This program will teach you how to:

  • Code accurately and comply with the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and Medicare updates.
  • Use the more-specific 2019 ICD-10 codes for congestive heart failure (CHF), hypertension (HTN), and diabetes mellitus (DM).
  • Know when to code Type 1 through Type 4 for acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
  • Understand how a patient’s refusal to take medication as prescribed will impact your ICD-10 coding.
  • Handle all the Medicare updates for 2019 that will specifically impact cardiology, including MIPS, MACRA, HIPAA, etc.

Who Should Attend

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Administrators
  • Collectors
  • Physicians
  • Cath Lab Employees
  • Back Office Staff
  • Specialty Coders

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

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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