Ace the Molecular Pathology CPT 2013 Code Changes

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Prerecorded Event
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60 Minutes
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Stay on Top of Molecular Pathology Coding Updates for 2013

The new CPT codes for molecular pathology are effective from January 1, 2013 onward; however, CMS and many other payers did not have fee schedule payments. The fee schedules are promised in April 2013, and   failure to comply with the new changes may result in delayed claim processing or denials.

AudioEducator is conducting a On Demand Webinar -- Ace the Molecular Pathology CPT 2013 Code Changes scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2013 .

This is a 1 hr audio event, presented by billing and compliance expert Peggy Slagle, CPC, who has over 20 years of experience in healthcare arena. She currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Pathology/Lab Coding Alert newsletter published by The Coding Institute.

In this session Peggy, will discuss the new codes and its impact on reporting of innovative diagnostic tools that will further raise the medicine’s comprehensive objectives of lessening disease burdens, enhancing health outcomes, and decreasing long-term care costs. She’ll also guide you on the new molecular codes, the reimbursement information, and specific information about billing the new codes.

In this power-packed session, Peggy will cover:- 

  • Review of the new molecular CPT codes for 2013
  • Discussion of the payment processing prior to the release of the allowable on the clinical laboratory fee schedule
  • Discussion of the gap fill plan for payment
  • Review allowable fees for the new codes
  • Handling denials or non-payments from payers
  • Find out unlisted molecular pathology procedure
  • Know the guidelines for billing molecular pathology
  • Details of Medicare carriers
  • Identify MAAA codes and other reimbursement information

Who should attend? Pathologists, coding and compliance managers, pathology billers/coders.

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About Our Speaker

Peggy Slagle - Pathology Compliance Coding Expert

Peggy Slagle, CPC has been working in the medical field, both in the hospital and clinic settings for most of her career. She is currently the Coding and Compliance Manager for the Department of Pathology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, as well as the department’s hospital based laboratory outreach serving clients from inside and outside of the United States. Peggy is currently a member of the...   More Info
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