When and How to Get Paid for Consultations

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tina Landskroener, CMBS-I, CCS-P, CPC
Conference Date
Thu, Mar 20, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Details count: Expert tips and case studies conquer your consultation confusion.

The definition of consultation is a confusing one because these claims have to meet so many conditions. And one wrong assumption can land you in hot water. For instance, if you believe specialists can always charge a consultation, you’re setting yourself up for miscoding and lost reimbursement.

Review the complicated consultation criteria by joining expert speaker Tina Landskroener, CCS-P, CPC during this 1-hour audioconference. By pinpointing mistakes many practices make, what documentation you must have, and the roles that you and your physician should play, you’ll be submitting perfect consultation claims in no time.

Who should attend: Anyone involved in consultation claims, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, coders, clinical staff, management, and insurance clerks who verify and authorize coverage.

Here's a sampling of what you’ll learn:

  • Proper consultation documentation is vital ... find out why.
  • Case studies can help -- and Tina will demonstrate what to do for each one she presents.
  • How to handle consultations initiated by patients ... and keep your criteria straight.
  • Consultations within the same group practice can set you up for mistakes. See what you can do to head them off.
  • If the physician heads back to the hospital, can you bill additional consultations? Discover the surprising answer.
  • Distinguishing consultations from other E/M services may be harder than you think. Tina will explain what to look for.
  • Still have questions? Ask the speaker directly during the live Q&A session.

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complementary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

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About Our Speaker

Tina Landskroener - Medical Coding  Expert

Tina Landskroener, CMBS-I, CCS-P, CPC has over twenty years in the medical field with a multi-specialty background that includes Internal Medicine/Family Practice, Cardiovascular, Obstetrics, Physical Medicine, Pain Management, Chiropractic and Anesthesia.  She has been teaching coding and billing courses for over 12 years, and is a past Advisory Board Member of AAPC.  She began teaching in 1992 at Utah Career College and soon became their Director of Education for 2...   More Info
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