Ensure Error-Free PFT Coding With These Tips

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Deborah Grider, CPC-EMS, CPC-H, CPC-P, CCS-P
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Overcome Your Pulmonary Function Testing Coding and Billing Challenges

Understanding the principles and rules of the medical coding and billing system for PFT (Pulmonary Function Testing) could be extremely challenging.  Sometimes physicians and coders alike miss procedures within PFT that can be reported which results in lost revenue.  Moreover, the CPT additions and revisions make it more confusing.

Therefore, while coding for PFT, it is essential to remember that:

  • Many services are bundled into the PFT (Pulmonary Function Testing) and it is important to use caution when selecting the codes.
  • Keeping on top of the changes and insurance carrier medical policies is important with all specialties but in particular with PFT testing.

Get more expert Pulmonary Function Testing coding tips and strategies from our expert presenter Deborah Grider in this 60 minute medical coding and billing session.  This session will help you get expert tips on coding pulmonary function testing, CMS NCD for pulmonary function testing and Relative Value Unit (RVU) code comparison.

This session will help you:

  • Understand how the Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are performed, interpreted and coded step-by step.
  • Documentation requirement for PFT coding.
  • Learn coding for typical PFT components.
  • Get valuable tips on what codes are bundled and what codes can be paid for PFT.
  • Understand the changes in PFT coding in 2013.
  • Learn to capture all the procedure and diagnosis codes for PFT’s.
  • Learn Pulmonary stress testing and other PFT CPT Codes.
  • Learn five sure-fire tips of how to get paid correctly.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Pulmonary groups, physicians and staff who perform pulmonary function testing, coders, billers, managers, administrators, and staff.

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About Our Speaker

Deborah Grider - Pulmonology Coding Expert

Ms. Grider is a Senior Manager with Blue and Co, LLC with over 30 years of experience in coding, reimbursement, practice management, billing compliance, accounts receivable, revenue cycle management, and compliance across many specialties. Her specific areas of expertise include medical documentation reviews, accounts receivable analysis and coding and billing education. She holds the following certifications: CPC, CPC-I, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC, CPCD, CCS-P, and CDIP. She is an...   More Info
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