2017 Coding Updates for Neurology

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
60 minutes
Product Description

Get to know the various updates, insights and guidance on CPT coding for Neurology in 2017

Attend this session by expert speaker Kim Huey to review the coding, compliance and reimbursement changes for Neurology for 2017. This 60-minute presentation will give you all you need to know to optimize reimbursement in 2017. You will get to know the new CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS codes that will affect Neurology in 2017, and also understand the documentation as well as compliance issues required to support new codes.

Session Highlights

  • New CPT codes for Neurology and the appropriate documentation to support those codes
  • ICD-10-CM code changes effective 10/1/2016 that will most impact Neurology practices, including the new guidance for “with” and documentation required for diabetic neuropathy, dementia, and other common Neurology codes.
  • New HCPCS codes
  • Changed requirements and coding for Telehealth services
  • New opportunities to code and be appropriately reimbursed for prolonged services
  • Coding changes for care management services
  • Appropriate documentation and coding for moderate sedation
  • Care planning for patients with cognitive impairment
  • Appropriately coding dementia in other diseases
  • New CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS codes that will affect Neurology in 2017 Documentation required to support new codes Compliance issues

Session Snapshots:

  • ICD-10-CM Coding clinic
  • Code #s in Lieu of Diagnosis
  • Code assignment and clinical criteria
  • Coding clinic 2Q 2016
  • New guidance for 2017
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • HCPCS changes
  • Care management coding
  • Changes in CCM requirements and initiating visit
  • Behavioral Health Integration
  • Psychiatric Collaborative Care
  • Care planning for patients with cognitive impairment
  • Prolonged services
  • Epidural/Subarachnoid injections and catheter infusions
  • Drug screening
  • Health and behavior assessment
  • Moderate sedation

Who Should Attend

Neurology physicians, coders, billers, managers

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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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