Medicare Updates for 2017 – Final Rule Items from the IPPS, OPPS and Changes to the MPFS

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Get all the latest updates for Medicare 2017: Final Rule Items from the IPPS, OPPS and changes to the MPFS

The final plan for CMS/Medicare‘s Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) & Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) should be released. Additional information on changes to Medicare issues for pulmonary medicine will be found in the final rule of changes to the physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies. The conference will walk through each change and show how it affects your practice in coding, billing and documentation.

You can join live audio conference by expert speaker Jill M. Young to get an overview of sedation changes in endoscopy procedures, as well as the latest HCPCS/CPT coding changes. You will also be able to gain insights on Supervision levels for incident to work for care management codes.

Session Highlights

  • 2017 CPT Codes Additions –
    • 27197 - Closed treatment of posterior pelvic ring fracture(s), dislocation(s), diastasis or subluxation of the ilium, sacroiliac joint, and/or sacrum, with or without anterior pelvic ring fracture(s) and/or dislocation(s) of the pubic symphysis and/or superior/inferior rami, unilateral or bilateral; without manipulation
    • 27198 - Closed treatment of posterior pelvic ring fracture(s), dislocation(s), diastasis or subluxation of the ilium, sacroiliac joint, and/or sacrum, with or without anterior pelvic ring fracture(s) and/or dislocation(s) of the pubic symphysis and/or superior/inferior rami, unilateral or bilateral; with manipulation, requiring more than local anesthesia (ie, general anesthesia, moderate sedation, spinal/epidural)
    • 31572 - Laryngoscopy, flexible; diagnostic with ablation or destruction of lesion(s) with laser, unilateral
  • 2017 CPT Codes Deletions –
    • 99420 - Administration and interpretation of health risk assessment instrument (eg, health hazard appraisal)
    • 22305 - Closed treatment of vertebral process fracture(s)
    • 27193 - Closed treatment of pelvic ring fracture, dislocation, diastasis or subluxation; without manipulation
  • 2017 CPT Codes Revisions –
    • 31575 - Laryngoscopy, flexible; diagnostic
    • 31576 - Laryngoscopy, flexible; with biopsy(ies)
    • 77002 - Fluoroscopic guidance for needle placement (eg, biopsy, aspiration, injection, localization device) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
  • Supervision levels for incident to work for care management codes
  • All the changes affecting physician practices in the OPPS and IPPS systems
  • Changes and updates to the HCPCS procedure coding system (including CPT codes)
  • Changes and updates to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system
  • Changes to sedation in endoscopy procedures

Who should attend

  • Office Administrators
  • Office Managers
  • Coders
  • Billers

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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert


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...   More Info
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