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 management 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Case presentations of usual (and unusual!) coding scenarios in the long term care continuum will be presented and discussed by a panel of experts. There will be abundant opportunity to interact with the expert panel as well as through an audience response system.
Comprehend the relationships of medical necessity, complexity, medical decision making, documentation and level of coding.
Review the differences and similarities between E/M services across different sites of service in long term care.
Explain the appropriate use of procedural codes in long term care.
Speakers(s): Alva S. Baker, III, MD, CMD; Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Alva S. Baker, III, MD, CMD; Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD
MD, HMDC, CMDR,
Chief Medical Officer,
Hospice of Washington County