Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Do you wonder if you're correctly coding and documenting non-nursing home codes? Do you know what procedural codes are appropriate to use and how to bill and document for them in LTC? Do you feel comfortable in your distribution of codes compared to your peers? These and similar questions will be answered.
Recognize how to correctly code and bill non-nursing home codes such as assisted living, consultations and hospice.
Describe what procedures are appropriate and effective for LTC residents, and how to bill and code for them.
Compare the distribution of billed visits to you peers, and identify trends with time.
Speakers(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD has no disclosures to report.
References: 1) CPT 2008, American Medical Association 2) Guide to Long Term Care Coding, Reimbursement and Documentation, AMDA 2009 3) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quarterly Provider Updates, www.cms.hhs.gov/QuarterlyProviderUpdates/01_Overview.asp 4) The Federal Register, www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html 5) AMA / Specialty Society RVS Update Committee Database, Medicare Claims Data
MD, PhD, CMD,
Medical Director, Post Acute Care,
Barnes Jewish Christian Medical Group
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