2017 Coding Updates for Oncology

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

Get a Review of Coding, Compliance and Reimbursement Changes Made In Oncology Coding In 2017

As oncology practices still scramble to update their changes to ensure compliance with coding and billing and compliance guidelines in 2017, a session has been specially designed for oncology practices for an update of the changes that really matters.

Join us for this session with expert speaker Kim Huey to review the coding, compliance and reimbursement changes for Oncology for 2017. You will get to know the new CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS codes that will affect Oncology in 2017, and also understand the documentation as well as compliance issues required to support new codes.

Session Highlights:

  • New CPT codes for Oncology – including 96377 and the appropriate documentation to support those codes.
  • ICD-10-CM code changes effective 10/1/2016 that will most impact Oncology practices, including the new guidance for “with”.
  • 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.
  • Changes to modifier –JW for discarded drugs.
  • New guidance for biosimilar drugs.
  • Appropriate coding for moderate sedation services.
  • New 2017 CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS codes that impacts your oncology practice.
  • Documentation required to support new codes.
  • Medicare changes and compliance issues.

Session Snapshots:

  • Insights from the ICD-10-CM Coding Clinic
  • Code #s in Lieu of Diagnosis
  • Excludes 1
  • Code assignment and clinical criteria
  • “Borderline”
  • “With”
  • Chapter 2 – Neoplasms
  • Chapter 3 – Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
  • Chapter 4- Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases
  • Smoking cessation
  • Care management coding
  • Changes in CCM requirements
  • Prolonged services on the OIG Work Plan
  • Mammography
  • Drug screening
  • Health and behavior assessment
  • Moderate sedation
  • Telehealth
  • Discarded drugs

Who should attend?

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office managers
  • Physicians

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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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