Medicare for Eye-care: Coding and Billing Guidelines

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA
60 Minutes
Product Description

Understand in Details about Coding and Billing Guidelines for Medicare (Eye-care)

A lot of clinics are unaware of uncertainty that crops up with Medical guidelines. Actually, Medicare carriers differ with States and what one carrier can think acceptable may be denied by the other. Even experienced coders and billers, who have worked in the same city and state for most of the career, will be unaware of the subtle but significant variance from state to state and carrier to carrier. Join expert speaker Jeffrey Restuccio who will target this conference to coders, billers, managers and providers. Get proven tips and strategies to eliminate denials due to Medicare rules and guidelines. Most clinics waste time and money calling carriers for every denial. You will learn effective means for managing multiple Medicare rules.

The presentation is going to cover basic, intermediate and advanced errors often made by even experienced coders and billers. You will understand how to increase efficiency and effectiveness of staff and providers and know how to save time and money. This conference will also help you reduce confusion and lost revenues due to improperly submitted claims. The various topics to be discussed include medical necessity, auditing tips, modifiers, incorrectly coded services, and information not in the CPT manual, ICD-9 linking, and incident-to services. Jeff will illustrate, using specific examples, how simple mistakes and errors can have a big impact. His experience as a trainer, auditor and coder will provide an informative and unique approach to eliminating errors. You will get to learn more about organizational issues, coding fundamentals, the interaction of coding and billing, and specific coding examples.

You will understand why:

  • Denied claims can be costly
  • It’s easier to get it right the first time than fix it afterwards
  • Medicare carriers change often and sometimes their guidelines are confusing
  • Many coders and billers do not know the basics
  • How to find information quickly

By the end of this conference, you will understand:

  • How to get paid the first time
  • How to submit clean claims
  • How to work an appeal
  • Specific examples
  • Tips on how to work with your Medicare representative

Session Highlights:

  • Fundamentals of an Evaluation and Management Encounter
  • Overview of the Medical Decision Making process and documentation Requirements
  • Apply the concepts learned to working case studies
  • Internet and additional Resources, Jeff will provide a thorough review of this process, using real-life examples.
  • Medicare concepts and organizational points that every coder must have a firm grasp along with most common coding examples and resources for further information

Who should attend?

  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Managers
  • Coders
  • Billers

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About Our Speaker

Jeffrey Restuccio - Ophthalmology and Optometry Coding Expert

Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA, is a certified coding instructor specializing in Eyecare coding, billing and documentation. Jeff has over twenty five years of experience and since 2007 has conducted over 365 live seminars, nationwide specifically for Eyecare. Jeff has personally audited over 10,000 medical records and presents nationally on auditing and documentation issues. Through the website, Jeff offers coding and billing training, audits and a...   More Info
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