Coding and Billing for Physician Inpatient Services

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 Your Physician Inpatient Service Codes Up-to-Date and Right the Very First Time!

 

Determining the correct group of Codes for Inpatient Services during an initial hospital encounter can be a frustrating experience for doctors and other medical professionals. Although dealing with a relatively small range of codes, coding and billing for inpatient services is rife with challenges as you also need to take care of things such as choosing levels of service, appropriate diagnosis coding, critical care coding, and coordinating with other specialists.

This session simplifies that complex process by addressing a series of specific questions necessary to define the correct group of codes used in the hospital evaluation. This fast-paced, engaging session with expect speaker Kim Huey, will provide a thorough understanding of your Inpatient Service Codes with all the latest information, tips and tricks, critical care guidelines, and documentation cheat sheets.

Session Highlights

  • Tips for billing concurrent care – coordinating with hospitalists and other specialists
  • Critical care guidelines
  • Assist in proper documentation and billing for critical care
  • How to deal with  concurrent care issues
  • Effective utilization of non-physician practitioners
  • Time-based coding and prolonged services
  • Documentation cheat sheets
  • Ask questions on consultations, and see if there are prevalent issues

Session Snapshot:

  • Difference between 99221, 99222, 99223 in Initial Inpatient Care, Hospital Admit
  • Documentation issues and proper documentation
  • Subsequent care coding and issues
  • Criteria for detailed examination
  • Hospital discharge coded based on time spent in discharge activities
  • Hospital Observation and subsequent observation
  • Observation vs. Inpatient care
  • Medicare consultations coding
  • Multiple visit (same day) coding and prolonged services coding
  • Critical Care Codes 99291-99292
  • CPT® Time Rule
  • Documentation under ACP same day as E/M
  • And more!
Who should attend?
  • Physicians
  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Internal medicine
  • Hospitalists
  • All other specialties that see inpatients

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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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