AMDA's 2019 Annual Conference

FR12 - Billing and Coding in PALTC: How to do it Right

Mar 8, 2019 1:30pm ‐ Mar 8, 2019 3:00pm


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.


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