2017 Coding, Billing and Documentation Guidelines for Advanced Practice Providers

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, AAPC Fellow
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Get To Know the Policies and Procedure Recommendations Consistent With Medicare and Other Payer Rules

Incident to billing is a target area in the OIG Workplan, is your practice ready to withstand an audit in the area of correct documentation, coding and billing for Advanced Practice Providers? Medicare’s rules for coding and billing for Advanced Practice Providers are clear, but do you know where to find these rules?

Just because you know Medicare’s rules, does not mean that you know how to code for and bill for your Advanced Practice Providers for non-Medicare payers. Join expert speaker Barbara J. Cobuzzi and get to know the policies and procedure recommendations consistent with Medicare and other payer rules. This information is a must know if your practice utilizes or considers hiring mid-level providers. Compliance risk is great if the complexity of this topic is not fully understood.

Session Highlights

  • Does your state Medicaíd follow Medícare rules, or do they have their own unique rules?
  • What are your compliance risks when it comes to utilizing advanced practice providers?
  • How to find Medícare’s rules for advanced practice providers
  • What questions to ask non Medícare payers to determine what the practice needs to do in order to be compliant
  • Policies and procedure recommendations consistent with Medícare and other payer rules
  • Risk assessment

Session Agenda

  • Coding and billing for advanced practice providers
  • Objectives
  • Extender
  • Auxiliary personnel
  • License requirements & scope of practice
  • State rules
  • What does Medícare mean by “limited”?
  • Different types of supervision
  • Are CRNP and PA services billable?
  • Incident to
    • Definition
    • Criteria per CMS
  • Modifiers for use with Medícare carriers
  • Outpatient billing
  • Inpatient billing

Who Should Attend?

  • Physicians
  • Advanced practice providers
  • Office managers and administrators
  • Coding managers and coders
  • Billing managers and billers

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About Our Speaker

Barbara J. Cobuzzi - Healthcare Compliance Training Expert

Barbara J. Cobuzzi is Vice President of Stark Coding and Consulting LLC in Shrewsbury, NJ. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. from New York University. She holds certifications from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a CPC (certified physician coder), COC (certified hospital outpatient coder), CPC-P (certified payer coder) CPC-I (certified coding instructor) and CPCO (certified professional compliance officer). She...   More Info
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