Coding PolysomnograPhies: What You Need to Know for 2008

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Thu, Feb 14, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Open your eyes to the latest sleep study billing challenges.

If you code or bill for sleep studies, 2008’s challenges could be a nightmare if you don’t know the ropes. The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has listed "Appropriateness of Medicare Payments for Polysomnography" in its 2008 Workplan -- which means the feds are looking to audit you for coding mistakes. In addition, CMS recently released a new policy on IDTFs, so you have your hands full.

Find out how these issues impact your sleep lab today -- and learn savvy tips on ensuring your billing is compliant in this 1-hour teleconference. Sleep disorder coding expert Jill Young, CPC-EDS will help you tackle the new IDTF policy, discuss common coding and billing questions and teach you how to pinpoint compliance shortcomings before the feds do.

Who should attend: All specialty billers who are involved in coding and billing polysomnographies, as well as those considering involvement with a sleep lab.

Here's what you will learn:

  • What’s new in Polysomnography billing: The devil is in the details.
  • Find out if your sleep lab is considered an IDTF ... and what it means for you.
  • New certification requirements are in! Make sure your sleep lab’s compliance measures up.
  • Still not comfortable with the 327.xx Organic Sleep Disorders diagnosis codes? Learn from these helpful tips.
  • Do my physicians have to be certified in sleep disorders? The answer may surprise you.
  • 5 Possible compliance issues staring down your sleep lab -- and how to rectify them before the OIG comes knocking.
  • Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during 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.
  • Complementary 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

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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