Understanding code changes both for procedures (CPT) and diagnosis (ICD-10) are imperative at the turn of a new year. Without that understanding on use of the codes, claims will reject in 2020. Be prepared for 2020 (and 2021).
There are significant changes to CPT codes for radiologic services for esophagus, pharynx, and swallow codes, understanding these changes so your ordering of tests is appropriate. There are also changes to Online Digital E&M Codes, new codes for non physician QHP providers – using these technology based codes to receive payment for services not previously allowed is important to the financial health of your practice. Also there are updates to Co-Morbidity codes for both the Heart, Pressure Ulcers are important to know as these are codes that show medical necessity for higher level E&M codes
Get a jump on the new codes with industry veteran Jill Young on the code changes proposed by the Coordination and Maintenance Committee. In this session, Young will not only walk you through the code changes, but also provide logic and background clinical information on them.
After attending this session, you will confident in your ability to correctly apply the new CPT® and ICD-10-CM codes for gastroenterology, and support your claims with proper documentation. This session will also touch on changes for 2021 or office E&M services your practice needs to know about, understand and plan for.
This expert session will teach you to:
From a diagnosis perspective:
Who Should Attend
Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...
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