Emergency care coding is unique among many specialties. This 60-minute audio session presented by expert speaker Steven M. Verno, CMBSI, CEMCS, CMSCS, CPM-MCS will provide information regarding emergency medicine. CPTs definition of emergency care services, the five emergency department CPT codes and who is permitted to use those codes. Steve will also provide information regarding the critical care codes used in the emergency department as well as additional services rendered such as wound care, EKGs and fracture care.
Join now and get answers to the question as to whether an EKG, a diagnostic test, is included with an emergency department evaluation and management service, a service denied as bundled by many commercial insurance carriers. Areas to be discussed will be authorization, credentialing/enrollment, debt collection, medical bills, Medical records ownership, health insurance contract issues unique to emergency physicians, patient billing, the importance of certification by medical billers and coders, and the various types of laws needed to be known to use to combat denials and reduced payments by commercial insurance plans. Get answers to the question as to how to treat a patient who presents as self –pay or uninsured.
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Who should attend? Medical Billers, practice managers, office managers, coders wanting to learn more about emergency medicine.
Steve Verno is a Certified Medical Billing Specialist Instructor, a certified multispecialty coding specialist, a certified emergency medicine coding specialist, and a certified practice manager-medical coding specialist. His specialties include emergency medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice, ERISA, ICD-10-CM, appeals, AR recovery, and training. Steve is a retired American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor Trainer, a retired American Red Cross Disaster Aid Team Captain, a retired Train...
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