2017 Coding Updates for Family Practice

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Get the Updates and CPT® Code Changes for Family Medicine in 2017


CPT® 2017 is right around the corner, which means it’s time for you to comb through the new codes and highlight what you need to apply to your family practice.

This session by expert speaker Kim Huey will review the CPT® changes for Family Medicine in 2017 – including Medicare payment and documentation requirements for new codes and new reimbursements. You will get to know the new opportunities that can be availed for billing of care management, i.e. chronic care management and psychiatric collaborative care.

The session will also talk about new code for flu vaccine as well as drug testing.  Lastly, you’ll know, in brief, the 2017 ICD-10 changes that are most relevant to Family Medicine.

Session Highlights:

  • Chronic care management – Medicare recognition of existing codes
  • New codes for flu vaccine and change in code descriptors for vaccines
  • New codes for drug testing
  • New options for collaboration with behavioral health providers
  • Changes in ICD-10 guidelines for diabetes and heart disease
  • New codes and coding requirements
  • Chart to understand chronic care management requirements
  • 2017 CPT Codes Additions –
    • 27197 - Closed treatment of posterior pelvic ring fracture(s), dislocation(s), diastasis or subluxation of the ilium, sacroiliac joint, and/or sacrum, with or without anterior pelvic ring fracture(s) and/or dislocation(s) of the pubic symphysis and/or superior/inferior rami, unilateral or bilateral; without manipulation
    • 27198 - Closed treatment of posterior pelvic ring fracture(s), dislocation(s), diastasis or subluxation of the ilium, sacroiliac joint, and/or sacrum, with or without anterior pelvic ring fracture(s) and/or dislocation(s) of the pubic symphysis and/or superior/inferior rami, unilateral or bilateral; with manipulation, requiring more than local Anesthesia (ie, general Anesthesia, moderate sedation, spinal/epidural)
    • 31572 - Laryngoscopy, flexible; diagnostic with ablation or destruction of lesion(s) with laser, unilateral
  • 2017 CPT Codes Revisions –
    • 20240 - Biopsy, bone, open; superficial (eg, sternum, spinous process, rib, patella, olecranon process, calcaneus, tarsal, metatarsal, carpal, metacarpal, phalanx)
    • 20245 - Biopsy, bone, open; deep (eg, humeral shaft, ischium, femoral shaft)
    • 31575 - Laryngoscopy, flexible; diagnostic
  • 2017 CPT Codes Deletions –
    • 99420 - Administration and interpretation of health risk assessment instrument (eg, health hazard appraisal)
    • 22305 - Closed treatment of vertebral process fracture(s)
    • 27193 - Closed treatment of pelvic ring fracture, dislocation, diastasis or subluxation; without manipulation
  • Insights on New, Revised and Deleted Codes
  • Correct use of modifiers for Family Practice in 2017
  • Medicare updates in 2017
  • Tips and tools

 Session Snapshots:

  • Code changes that will most affect Family Medicine
  • Care management coding
  • Changes in CCM requirements
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Psychiatric collaborative care
  • Care Planning for patients with cognitive impairment
  • G0505 requirements
  • Prolonged services
  • Abdominal aorta ultrasound screening
  • Mammography - Medicare
  • Drug screening
  • Vaccine revisions
  • Health and behavior assessment
  • Medicare payment
  • Non-digital x-rays
  • Telehealth
  • ICD-10-CM changes
  • Code #s in lieu of diagnosis
  • Code assignment and clinical criteria
  • Diabetes - Coding clinic 2Q 2016
  • New guidance for 2017
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services

Who should attend?

  • Family Medicine physicians
  • Non-physician providers
  • Administrators
  • Managers
  • Coders
  • Billers

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About Our Speaker

Kim Garner Huey - Health Care Management Expert

Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.


Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a bachelor’s degree in health care management and went on to...   More Info
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