Billing and Coding: Something Old, Something New

Date: November 20, 2019

Time: 07:00PM - 08:30PM

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This session will provide details about billing for services that have recently been approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Participants will learn the peculiarities of the billing changes for these codes. Speakers will discuss the new direction CMS may be heading for evaluation and management (E&M) documentation and billing as delineated in the proposed Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for 2018. The session also will review and explore the finer points of some classical billing and coding enigmas that continue to challenge many PALTC practitioners.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss details of billing complexities for recently approved billing codes used in the geriatric care continuum
  • Discuss CMS’ potential new direction for E&M documentation and billing
  • Review details of some recurrently perplexing PALTC coding and billing issues

Speaker(s):

Credit Information:

1.50- CMD Management
1.50- MOC
1.50- CME

Disclosure Information:

Speakers are required to provide verbal disclosure prior to each talk. If the learner perceives any bias toward a commercial product or service, please report this to the Society’s staff. According to the Society and ACCME policy, all those in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

The following AMDA Education Committee members have financial relationships to report: John Loome – Genesis HealthCare: Full-Time Employee; Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD – UHG-Optum: Full-Time Employee; all others have no financial relationships to disclose.

The Online Education Subcommittees have no financial relationships to disclose.

The speaker has no financial relationship to disclose.

AMDA staff have no financial relationships to disclose.