Author: Antionette Bouy (Antionette Bouy)

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Identifying and Planning for MIPS Changes and Challenges in 2022 – Orthopaedics

Identifying and Planning for MIPS Changes and Challenges in 2022 – Orthopaedics 2022 is proving to be hardest year of MIPS reporting yet. Is your practice prepared to avoid the 9% penalty and instead receive a possible positive payment adjustment in 2024 for Medicare reimbursements? Join us to get a specialty specific plan of action to achieve...

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Identifying and Planning for MIPS Changes and Challenges in 2022 – Plastic Surgery

Identifying and Planning for MIPS Changes and Challenges in 2022 – Plastic Surgery 2022 is proving to be hardest year of MIPS reporting yet. Is your practice prepared to avoid the 9% penalty and instead receive a possible positive payment adjustment in 2024 for Medicare reimbursements? Join us to get a specialty specific plan of action to...

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How Orthopaedic Practices Can Avoid Clawbacks and Legal Action

How Orthopaedic Practices Can Avoid Clawbacks and Legal Action Based on actual cases and judgements, we’ll walk you through the expensive mistakes allegedly made by orthopaedic practices in billing and coding. However, legal costs and settlements resulted just the same. Many of the orthopaedic practices featured made expensive mistakes that could have been avoided. Remember:...

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PA and NP Billing Update for Orthopaedics

PA and NP Billing Update for Orthopaedics CMS made significant changes to its non-physician provider (NPP) billing rules in 2022. Dive into the intricacies of incident to, direct, and split/shared billing for Medicare claims, with a focus on applying the new CMS criteria. This 1-hour on-demand course analyzes the NPP billing options for Medicare, with...

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Using Modifier 25 in Otolaryngology: Rewards and Ramifications

Using Modifier 25 in Otolaryngology: Rewards and Ramifications Appending modifier 25 (Significant, Separately Identifiable Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician or Other Qualified Health Care Professional on the Same Day of the Procedure or Other Service) to an Evaluation and Management (E/M) code, when also billing a minor procedure on the same day,...

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Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) vs Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM), Which Should You Use?

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) vs Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM), Which Should You Use? Virtual care is exploding in health care primarily because of the Public Health Emergency.  There is so much buzz right now about the new Remote Therapeutic Management CPT codes. But how do they differ with the Remote patient monitoring code? With so...

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2022 CPT Update for Spine Surgery

2022 Update for Spine Surgery 2022 brings big changes to spine surgery coding with the introduction of new posterior lumbar decompression CPT codes (63052, 63053) when performed with a posterior lumbar interbody fusion (22630-22634). Historically, there has been much confusion about reporting a decompression code with a posterior lumbar interbody fusion but that confusion no...

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Quick Coach: Aesthetic Consultation Essentials

Quick Coach: Aesthetic Consultation Essentials This course provides you with a solid foundation for aesthetic consultation essentials. Module 1: Building Rapport Using FORD FORD is an acronym for Family, Occupation, Recreation, and Dreams, and the method’s concept is simple: the more you know about the patient in these four areas, and the better you are about using that information in patient...

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