Make Category III Codes Work for You

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Conference Date
Thu, Jun 18, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get payers (including Medicare) to reimburse for new-technology codes.

Don't be among the many coders that are losing reimbursement for new procedures and emerging technologies. Make sure that you know: what to do while waiting for permanent codes, how to charge for category III, and determine up-front if Medicare will cover the code. Coding expert Kim Garner-Huey, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC breaks down category III codes and give you the know how to collect every penny for them.

Topics covered:

  • Some payers recognize Category III codes and others don't – find out in advance.
  • 4 Tips on figuring out the appropriate fees to charge -- are you charging too much or too little?
  • Where many coders go wrong trying to get Medicare to reimburse for these codes.
  • Documentation is Key – know what documentation you need to support category III.
  • Can't decide between category III and an unlisted code? Kim will show you how to choose.
  • In the event of an appeal, make sure you know what to do.
  • And much more...

Who should attend? Coders, billers, office managers, and administrators in all practice settings.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.

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About Our Speaker

Kim Garner Huey - Health Care Management Expert

Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.

Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a bachelor’s degree in health care management and went on to...   More Info
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