Are you wondering how physicians and hospitals use E/M codes? Want to learn the CMS technical E/M coding principles and understand the difficulties with E/M coding for the ED? Do you know how to adjust to CMS dropping the consultation codes? Are you aware of the differences between Specialty Clinic Coding and Primary Care Clinic coding for E/M services?
Expert speaker Duane Abbey, Ph.D. will discuss the above mentioned questions and more in an information-packed webinar. He will help you understand the documentation system including ‘copy and paste’ capabilities; the interplay between Facility component E/M Coding and Physician E/M Coding; and learn the difference between a ‘New’ patient versus an ‘Established’ patient.
Additionally, Duane will help you understand how to organize an E/M Coding Audit, importance of the “-25” Modifier, and look deeper into the compliance challenges surrounding E/M coding.
Prerequisites for Participating: General knowledge of coding and billing for E/M services for both physicians and hospitals.
Who should attend:
Clinic Managers; Clinic Administrators; Coding Personnel; Billing and Claims Transaction Personnel; Nursing Staff; Clinical Service Area Personnel; Chargemaster Coordinators; Financial Analysts; Compliance Personnel; Physicians; Non-Physician Practitioners; Healthcare Auditors; and Other Interested Personnel
Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in healthcare consulting and related areas. Duane earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant. He performs various types of financial analysis involving business structuring, organizational development, enrollment and other financially related concerns of organizations....
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