2019 Coding and Reimbursement Update
DATES; 01/08/2019 & 01/10/2019; Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; (session repeated on the second date); $299.00 per person; 3 hours of instruction;
|Target Audience:||This course assumes knowledge of outpatient coding and reimbursement. Providers, medical office professionals, consultants, and compliance officers are encouraged to attend.|
|Prerequisites:||This is an intermediate-level course. No coding books needed to participate in this class. This will be an onsite class at Texarkana College on Tuesday and Thursday (01/08/2019 & 01/10/2019)|
|Materials:||Participants receive a digital course manual. Recorded sessions are available to registrants in the Online Training Center approximately three days after the last class or recording date. Registrants will receive access to the session recordings and digital course manual for up to six months. Texarkana College Community & Business Education Division. All participants must complete the Texarkana College Community & Business Education application for registration in all PMI and CE course offerings through Texarkana College.|
- New Telehealth codes will allow doctors to bill for remote patient monitoring and internet consulting
- 99446-99449 code descriptors now include EHR
- Revised chapter guidelines include Non-Face-to-Face and Care Management Services
- Text revisions to device evaluation codes to include Leadless Pacemaker
- New CPT and HCPCS codes for Telehealth will provide new reimbursement opportunities for virtual check-in, remote evaluation of pre-recorded patient information and inter-professional internet consultation.
- CMS adds originating sites and geographic exemptions for the treatment of end-stage renal disease and acute stroke this year.
- Learn about the separate bundled payment for an episode of care of Substance Use Disorders (SUD) treatment including potentially web-based routine counseling.
- Learn which specialties stand to gain or lose money under the proposed payment changes. When will these changes affect your providers, and could changes lead to an increased audit risk