Medicare Transmittal 157: Accurate Billing of Hospital Drugs and Supplies under OPPS

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC
Conference Date
Tue, Nov 13, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Review The Changes Implemented By CMS transmittal 157, And Discuss The
Impact !!

Hospitals must stay abreast of changes in bundling rules governing additional supplies and medications. In this session our expert speaker Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC, will review the changes implemented by CMS transmittal 157 and discuss the impact of this modification in the coding and billing structure for OPPS supplies.

Join this power packed session, and you'll learn about the best practice methodologies for identifying bundled supplies and meds. Also,  where to find the resources to stay current with billing policies.

Here's a look at what Caral will cover:

  • Detailed discussion of the most common services affected by this policy.
  • Impact on coding, billing and IT departments.
  • Avoiding unnecessary denials from billing errors with these medications and  supplies.
  • Revising charge master to prevent inappropriate billing.
  • Impact on private payers from implementing Medicare changes too broadly.

Who should attend? Coding staff, compliance staff, billing/revenue cycle management, physician and nursing staff, billing vendors


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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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