Challenges In Pediatric Coding and Documentation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Conference Date
Wed, Mar 07, 2012
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Quick Review To Pediatric Coding And Documentation.


Pediatric coding and billing does not always meet all the rules set forth by CMS for “adult” medical care.  There are challenges associated with making these visits and other services fit the rules for appropriate reimbursement.
 
Join coding expert Kim Garner-Huey, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC for this power packed event where you will be armed with all the tools necessary to help you select the correct codes from the start, avoid claim denials, maximize your productivity, and increase your organization’s bottom-line.

Register today and learn about issues in Evaluation and Management for Pediatrics, Diagnosis Coding in Pediatrics, including the transition for ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM and lot more. Take a look at the highlights of the session.

Overview of the session:

  • Recognize the levels of service for pediatric office visits and the distinguishing characteristics of each, particularly levels 3 and 4
  • Discuss the shortcomings of the CMS Documentation guidelines when applied to pediatric visits
  • Describe the risk areas in Electronic Medical Record documentation – including cloning and medical necessity
  • Define and apply the preventive medicine services covered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and assess the challenges presented in billing these services.
  • Identify the most common errors in diagnosis coding in pediatrics; and identify additional documentation needs under ICD-10- CM as opposed to ICD-9-CM.


Who should attend? Pediatric office managers, coders, billers, and 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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