Medicare's MUEs: Reshaping the Way You Code - Consultations, Antibody ID, Special Stains and More

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Dennis L. Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA
Conference Date
Thu, Feb 18, 2010
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Make sure that you're up-to-speed with the current MUEs.

The MUE table was most recently updated effective January 1, 2010. You need to be familiar with the MUE limits and rules that apply to procedures and tests you perform to avoid losing legitimate payments and/or delays in claim processing.

Join pathology-coding expert Dennis L. Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA for this 60- minute audio seminar and take a look at the most recent MUE limits that affect your practice.

PLUS: When a MUE hinders appropriate reimbursement, Dennis will show you how to handle the situation.

In 60 minutes you'll learn:

  • Coverage policy frequency limit vs. MUE limit - There is a major difference that you need to know.
  • Not all codes are affected by MUEs. Learn which pathology CPT/HCPCS have limits per the most recent table.
  • Get the scoop on which CPT/HCPCS codes that are subject to Medicare coverage policy frequency limit.
  • Which modifiers may be used to bypass an MUE limit when necessary.
  • Appeal MUE limit denials? It is possible.
  • The new unit of service definitions for special stains and immunohistochemistry.

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About Our Speaker

Dennis L. Padget - Pathology Billing Coding Expert

Dennis L. Padget is President and founder of DLPadget Enterprises, Inc. in Simpsonville, Kentucky, publisher of Pathology Service Coding Handbook. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago and a BA degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Padget is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Pathology...   More Info
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