Surgical package bundling and unbundling is one of the challenging issues faced by physicians and billers/coders. When understood and managed appropriately, practices have the opportunity to reduce claim denials, successfully appeal claims that have been inappropriately bundled and obtain the maximum reimbursement to which providers are entitled.
In this informative session by speaker Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, COBGC, attendees will be provided with a number of charts and tables that will help them define what is included in the global surgical package, with a few exclusions as well. They will be given a listing of modifiers also, which will ultimately help them identify services for the task of separate payment that are typically part of a global package.
At the end of this session, the attendees will be able to:
Who should attend? All surgical specialties, physicians, billing and coding staff.
Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, COBGC, is President of Reproductive Medicine Administrative Consulting, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in practice analysis, operational enhancement, and coding education. He has nearly 25 years experience in medical practice billing, coding, administration, and education. Starting his career as a coder in an academic health facility, he rose through the ranks to serve as director of that billing department. He subsequently served as the...
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