2010 Emergency Department Coding Update

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC
Conference Date
Mon, Dec 07, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Even though the codes may stay the same - Medicare and CPT continue to clarify and define. Get the updates for 2010.

It's not enough that you have to handle a huge number of codes. But, every year they get changed redefined and clarified. And then, you have to learn them all over again.

Join Emergency Department coding expert, Caral Edelberg for this 60-minute update for all of the updates you need to go into 2010 with coding confidence.

PLUS: Caral will give you a FAQ sheet that covers the major areas of concern in emergency medicine including medical decision making, E/Ms billed with procedures, observation, and diagnostic interpretations.

Here's what you will learn:

  • New codes - New clarifications - New approaches
  • Get the scoop on current issues in emergency medicine coding and compliance.
  • Learn to avoid the medical decision making traps.
  • Medicare and CPT descriptions for ED E/M services: What are the differences between them?
  • Will the CPT changes in consultation codes effect my ED coding?
  • Zoom in on how to compare your E/M distribution to state and national distribution to identify risk areas.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend: Coding staff, coding managers, compliance auditors, physicians, ED nursing managers.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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About Our Speaker

Caral Edelberg - Emergency Medicine Coding Expert

Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC, leads the overall growth and operational delivery of Edelberg + Associates’ in coding, compliance and education. Caral is a well-regarded author, lecturer and industry expert in healthcare revenue cycle management, coding and compliance. Caral maintains a long list of certifications and affiliations which include: dual coding certifications from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional...   More Info
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