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AMDA's 2016 Annual Conference


109 - Billing and Coding in Long-Term Care: New Codes and Recurring Perplexities


Mar 17, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Mar 17, 2016 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

CME Not Currently Available for this Session

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPLM Designation Statement: This internet enduring material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 3.5 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity. 

Session Description:
This session will provide details about new billing codes that have recently been approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Participants will learn the service and documentation requirements for these codes as well as the proper procedure for submitting claims for these services. The session will conclude with a review designed to include topics of concern raised by participants during the session of some classical billing and coding enigmas that continue to be challenging for many long-term care medicine practitioners.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Discuss recently approved billing codes in the geriatric care continuum.
  • Review recurrently perplexing long-term care coding and billing issues.
Speaker(s):
Alva S. Baker, MD, CMDR

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
None
 

Speaker(s):

  • Alva S. Baker, MD, HMDC, CMDR, Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of Washington County

Credits

  • 3.50 - Management
  • 3.50 - CME

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