By attending this highly informative and thought-provoking session, participants will gain the practical mindset to recognize the strategies and tactics necessary to begin playing the same “game” and with the same rules being used by the payers, better insuring the survival of their facilities, their jobs, and sometimes even the lives of their patients.
Join us for Maintaining Balance: Professional Coding of mental health and behavioral Health scenarios, Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health: Walking Through the Process, and The Top 5 Mental Health Diagnoses from an Outpatient View
This presentation will give an overview of the different types of vascular access devices, pertinent anatomy, and documentation requirements and offer tips and tricks for accurate coding in both coding systems.
This presentation shares insights as to how every physician’s office or outpatient facility can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their reimbursement process – with coding and billing techniques that will ensure legal and ethical billing and optimize reimbursement.
This seminar will introduce coding professionals to the “World of HCC Coding”. Information will be dispersed regarding the CMS Risk Adjustment Program, including but not limited to guidelines, categories, documentation needs, and a high level explanation of the program.
On October 1, 2019 CMS shook up the skilled nursing world when they changed the payment methodology from the Resource Utilization Group, Version IV(RUG-IV) to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). This model places more emphasis on the characteristics of the resident and not the volume of therapy provided.
The goal of the “Aging Care Continuum” is to coordinate and facilitate care to meet the patient’s highest independence while allowing the patient to age with dignity and to age in place so much as possible. This presentation focuses on Coding in the SNF/LTC environment.
This presentation will include arterial and venous procedures, specifically arteriovenous anastomosis creation, dialysis circuit interventions, and lower extremity revascularization. We will also cover the new 2017 dialysis circuit intervention codes: 36901-36909. Applications and scenarios for reporting the new codes, as well as reimbursement potentials, from a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services perspective, will be addressed.
This presentation will cover documentation elements needed to establish appropriate severity and DRGs. Applications and scenarios for reporting the new codes, as well as reimbursement potentials, from a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services perspective, will be addressed.
This presentation will deliver information from an auditor’s perspective in order to enhance the audience’s understanding of compliant coding. Tips on avoiding documentation traps will also be covered and the audience will be given a sneak preview into 2021 E/M changes.
At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will: Define an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) List the components of an AWV and how it is coded, including split bill scenarios Understand how accurate documentation contributes to accurate data capture and reporting Gain strategies to engage providers and coders in the importance of AWV and how it benefits patients and the overall community
Advanced Care Planning is a commonly performed service, but one that is often lacking compliant documentation. Learn how to properly capture Advanced Care Planning services and other time based evaluation and management visits.
Beginning with the conventions and ending with the criteria for reporting additional diagnoses, we will teach this material from the perspective of an auditor, giving you insight to help you avoid critical and costly coding errors.
While providers are responsible for establishing and supporting a diagnosis, CDI and Coding professionals are responsible for ensuring that the health record reflects the patient’s clinical scenario and is coded accurately.
This presentation will cover anatomy/physiology, inpatient Case Study (TAVR, and additional challenging cardiac procedures), outpatient Case Study (CABG using multiple grafts, PTCA, PTA, thrombectomy, etc) to name a few.
Attendees will leave this presentation with an increased understanding of: -Different types of bronchoscopy procedures -Why bronchoscopy procedures are performed for certain conditions -How the various types of bronchoscopy procedures are used and reported
Through discussion of the current clinical issues, case examples with their coded data, and review of opportunities to query, our expert nurse and HIM professional will guide you through antimicrobial resistance through the lens of clinical documentation integrity and coding.
The health care industry is currently undergoing monumental changes in the U.S. Transition from utilization-based to outcomes-based payment structures has resulted in declining net revenue for many healthcare organizations.