New Wound Care Technologies in 2017

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

New Tech on the Horizon for Wound Care and Coding & Documentation Challenges.

 

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the current wound care industry is growing at an exponential rate. With even increasing patients and rising annual costs, new research and breakthrough is continually occurring in new wound healing technology. However, with the availability of new technology, providers have to face new challenges in coding and documentation.

This program by expert speaker Gloria Miller CPC, CPMA, CPPM, will train you in documenting wound care and chronic injuries and charging them appropriately. You will learn about new technologies being used in outpatient wound clinics throughout the United States and whether they are financially viable or not. You will also be provided with a detailed PowerPoint with applicable CPT® codes.

Session Highlights

  • Understand possible new technologies
  • Determine financial viability
  • What are the documentation requirements
  • How does hyperbaric oxygen therapy fit into treatment plan for the wound patient
  • The future of healthcare

Session Agenda

  • Wound and Hyperbaric Center reimbursement
  • Overview of patients with wounds
  • How does the wound clinic operate
  • New technology and corresponding reimbursement criteria
  • The Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
  • The disposable Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (dNPWT)
  • Cellular tissue-based products
  • Skin substitute billing rules
  • Puraply and pass-through status
  • How to document CTP
  • Smoking cessation
  • Overall CTP medical necessity
  • OIG focus in 2017
  • Wound care medical necessity
  • Bundled procedures

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial services staff involved in outpatient woundcare, chargemaster, revenue cycle and wound care management
  • Outpatient wound care staff
  • Wound Clinic Management
  • Nurses and Providers
  • Business office personnel

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About Our Speaker

Gloria Miller

 

Gloria Miller is an expert in the coding, billing, and documentation of outpatient wound care. She is Vice President of Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions for nearly 15 years. Gloria is a national speaker and educator on the topics of wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy services. She has 30+ years in the healthcare reimbursement industry including hospital billing, nursing home billing, infusion pharmacy and Medicare appeals process. She has...   More Info
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