Revisions to Consultation Services Payment Policy for Otolaryngology

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, AAPC Fellow
Conference Date
Mon, Feb 22, 2010
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

End your consult code confusion and get the latest on what's happening with consult codes for Otolaryngology. 

No doubt you've heard the buzz about consult codes and, you're probably also getting mixed information from everywhere about what codes to use, who's paying what, and the crosswalk process.

It's time to set the records straight and get the all of the correct information from 1 reliable source - Join coding expert, Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC, to find out what non-Medicare payers expect, proper coding for services, optimized - compliant - revenue for services, and proper handling of Medicare secondary claims.

Here's just a glimpse of what you'll learn:

  • Medicare’s treatment of consultations versus the AMA in 2010
  • Details of the Medicare rules for converting what was considered consultations to non-consultation codes
  • The difference between inpatient and outpatient coding for services which were considered consultations for Medicare patients
  • How Medicare Advantage programs handling consultations
  • How to submit a claim and be paid when Medicare is the secondary payer to a private payer
  • Are you required to send a report to the requesting physician when an opinion is requested for a Medicare patient?
  • What is the crosswalk from Consultation codes to non consultation codes?

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? Coders, billers, administrators, billing managers, practice managers, coding managers and physicians.

 

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About Our Speaker

Barbara J. Cobuzzi - Healthcare Compliance Training Expert

Barbara J. Cobuzzi owns CRN Healthcare Solutions which provides value added provider consulting services. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from New York University. She holds certifications from the AAPC as a CPC (certified physician coder), COC (certified hospital outpatient coder), CPC-P (certified payer coder) a CPC-I (certified coding instructor) and a CPCO (certified professional compliance officer). She also holds...   More Info
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