The past 10 years have seen significant changes in the diagnostic and procedural coding of sleep studies. The Office of Inspector General has had Polysomnography and Sleep Studies on their list since 2007. Why the scrutiny? Could it be the 350% increase in Medicare payments from 2001 - 2009?
The fact is, over the last few years sleep disorder's diagnostic codes have expanded and the procedure codes have changed as the variables of sleep testing did. Are you using the correct codes in billing? Are you being reimbursed correctly? Can your documentation withstand an audit(RAC; CERT; carrier)? If your answer is no, sign up for this 60-minute audio event presented by expert Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, and get up to speed on codes for sleep studies.
Jill Young will walk you through:
Here's what you'll learn:
Who should attend? Sleep Lab Directors, managers, billers and coders
- Ray Cathey, PA, FAAPA, MHS, MHA, CMSCS, CHCI, CHCC
- Dorothy D. Steed, CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS
- Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
- Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
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 heard on a variety of audio-conferences....
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