Smart Coding For Renal Failure Cases

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC
Conference Date
Wed, Jan 09, 2008
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Optimize your nephrology reimbursement with correct coding.

For most physicians, office visits are only a part of what pays their bottom line -- but it’s a different story for nephrologists and other specialists dealing with renal failure cases. Without options such as surgeries, those treating renal failure patients are pretty much limited to office and hospital visits for their bread and butter. That means diagnosis and E/M coding is more critical than ever.

To make sure you’re not losing critical dollars to incorrect coding, tune in to this teleconference with expert Kim Garner Huey, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC. In one hour, you’ll learn how to tackle CPT and ICD-9 challenges you face every day.

Who should attend: Billing managers, coders and practitioners in nephrology offices.

Here's a sampling of what you’ll learn:

  • The expert’s chronic kidney disease correct coding tips -- and common mistakes you can’t afford to make.
  • When 585.9 is your worst reimbursement nightmare.
  • How to nail the right code for the disease stage and why this is so important.
  • Diabetes coding conundrum? Get the straight facts on the relationship between chronic kidney disease and diabetes codes.
  • Report your hypertension codes like a pro ... plus, their impact on your reimbursement.
  • 4 Ways to assure you’re receiving appropriate reimbursement for your E/Ms.
  • Additional federal benefits that many practices  miss.
  • Have more questions? Ask Kim directly in an interactive Q&A!

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complementary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

Order Below Or Call 800-508-2582 Today!

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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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