It’s important to comprehend the complexities of coding and billing in critical care setting. Knowing the general guidelines of critical care, understanding the differences between adult and child/neonatal critical care guidelines, identifying the services billable/codeable during critical care services are some of the areas a coder should know by heart.
To help you become an expert coder and understand the billing procedure in detail, our expert Marsha S. Diamond will guide you through the general guidelines for critical care and discuss the physician guidelines for critical care. She will also shed light on critical care during global surgical period, ventilation management, challenges of ICD-10 for critical care medicine, and some of the specific ICD-10 coding for critical care medicine.
Marsha will provide a checklist of coding/billing critical care CPT codes, offer helpful hints for successful critical care medicine documentation, and provide an overview of OIG Focus Items.
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Our expert speaker will answer your questions at the end of the live audio session to help you with the doubts and queries you may have.
Who should attend? All practices utilizing critical care CPT/ICD codes, including office managers, practice managers, billers, coders, clinical documentation specialists, and any other staff involved in the coding/billing of critical care services.
Marsha S. Diamond - CPC, CPC-H, CCS Involved in the medical coding, compliance, billing, healthcare reimbursement, education and management fields for over 30 years in the Central Florida area encompassing academic medicine, hospital, hospital-based physicians, physicians and facility coding. Author of coding textbooks, Mastering Medical Coding, Code Compass, Understanding Hospital Coding and Billing, Coders Resource Handbook, as well as a significant number of coding and compliance-related articles for publications...
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