This session provides a review of 2007 CPT changes, and discusses lessons learned. Procedural codes, codes with modifiers, coding for care by nurse practitioners, and day-of-death codes are discussed in-depth. Instruction includes case studies and vignettes as examples and participants are led through a process of determining codes based on modifiers and procedures.
Use the Medicare Carriers Manual as a reference source for defining payment parameters
Explain the concept of medical necessity as it relates to reimbursement
Delineate and apply evaluation and management codes for long term care for physicians and other providers
MD, HMDC, CMDR,
Chief Medical Officer,
Hospice of Washington County