Coding, Billing and Payer Policy Essentials for Moderate Conscious Sedation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Tue, Jan 08, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Nail moderate sedation billing best practices in 1 hour!

In 2006 the AMA changed conscious sedation CPT codes to “moderate sedation” - which resulted in many carrier reimbursement policy changes. If you’re not up to speed on these changes, you could risk losing payment for these sedation services.

But you can learn all you need to know to rake in the deserved bucks in just one hour with expert Steven M. Verno, CMMC, CMMB, NREMTP, Professor of Medical Coding and Billing, Everest University. He’ll discuss every critical insurance carrier policy that specifically affects you, as well as the latest scoop from CMS.

Who should attend: Those who provide moderate conscious sedation: Pediatricians, Cardiologists, Gastroenterologists, Emergency Medicine practitioners and others, including coders and billers.
Join us for this valuable conference where you’ll learn:

  • The essential coding changes to moderate sedation - and what they mean for you.
  • Think a non-par provider can’t get paid for moderate sedation? Think again ... You’ll find out how!
  • If you’re a non-par provider: How to get paid when your insurance company denies the service.
  • 3 Steps to follow to ensure payment when you’ve opted out of Medicare.
  • Got the out-of-network provider blues? Find out how your patients can still get reimbursed.
  • Working the negotiation game: You can schmooze your way to better insurance contracts.
  • Still have questions? Ask Verno directly in an interactive Q&A!

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

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About Our Speaker

Steve Verno - Medical Billing & Coding Expert

Steve Verno is a Certified Medical Billing Specialist Instructor, a certified multispecialty coding specialist, a certified emergency medicine coding specialist, and a certified practice manager-medical coding specialist.  His specialties include emergency medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice, ERISA, ICD-10-CM, appeals, AR recovery, and training.  Steve is a retired American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor Trainer, a retired American Red Cross Disaster Aid Team Captain, a retired Train...   More Info
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