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Are you documenting and billing for E/M services correctly? Increased payor scrutiny has increased the risk of audit. And a lack of documentation can mean significant revenue loss.

This interactive session provides the critical resources and knowledge you need to successfully document, bill, and get paid for E/M services. You’ll get tips for making the practice audit-ready, and learn how to defend your documentation and coding in the event of a payor audit. If you practice in a solo or small practice, your revenue and reputation are on the line with E/M coding. This course is an investment in your financial health and future.

We’ll show you how to:

  • Understand the correct coding and recent OIG Enforcement Actions
  • Avoid the E/M Modifier Dilemma
  • Follow Dos and Don’ts for documenting history, examination, and medical decision making
  • Support Medical Necessity in your documentation
  • Code and bill for non-physician providers and time-based visits
  • Implement Clinical Documentation Improvement Strategies
  • Recognize the risks and rewards of using the Electronic Health Record
  • Get your documentation and coding audit-ready

A NEW Resource Section includes CMS FAQ’s by Medicare Contractor (MAC) and Modifier Fact Sheets.

  • Physicians
  • Non-Physician Providers
  • Billing Managers
  • Coding/Billing Staff
  • Administrators

 

  • Identify how medical necessity and clinical documentation improvement can impact your practice and guard against lost revenue
  • Comply with E/M documentation guidelines and appropriate use of the Electronic Health Record
  • Define risk areas in their documentation and understand how to improve them
  • Demonstrate comprehension of Medicare’s incident to billing, direct and shared/split visit guidelines.
  • Identify how to defend a payor audit.

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Managing an otolaryngology practice/department’s bottom line has never been more complex. Come learn how to prioritize the business issues that matter most. This workshop zeros in on, new payment models, and the data, tools, and processes required to keep your revenue cycle on track.

We’ll show you how to:

  • Handle MIPS and bundled payments
  • Generate vital reports and track key metrics
  • Address ancillary service issues with hearing aids, allergy, and cosmetic services
  • Stop denials in their tracks and implement effective new systems
  • Tame patient A/R by collecting up front and prior to surgery
  • Plug revenue leaks and bill for all appropriate charges
  • Physicians
  • Billing Managers
  • Coding/Billing Staff
  • Revenue Cycle Directors
  • Administrators
  • Generate and review high priority management reports and metrics
  • Understand how to use payor policies and edits to reduce claim denials
  • Implement surgical deposits and point of service collections
  • Use techniques and tools that ensure all services are captured and billed for
  • Understand the revenue and business impacts of current trends in hearing aids, allergy, and cosmetic services
  • Recognize the impact of MIPS in an otolaryngology practice

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Managing an otolaryngology practice/department’s bottom line has never been more complex. Come learn how to prioritize the business issues that matter most. This workshop zeros in on, new payment models, and the data, tools, and processes required to keep your revenue cycle on track.

We’ll show you how to:

  • Handle MIPS and bundled payments
  • Generate vital reports and track key metrics
  • Address ancillary service issues with hearing aids, allergy, and cosmetic services
  • Stop denials in their tracks and implement effective new systems
  • Tame patient A/R by collecting up front and prior to surgery
  • Plug revenue leaks and bill for all appropriate charges
  • Physicians
  • Billing Managers
  • Coding/Billing Staff
  • Revenue Cycle Directors
  • Administrators
  • Generate and review high priority management reports and metrics
  • Understand how to use payor policies and edits to reduce claim denials
  • Implement surgical deposits and point of service collections
  • Use techniques and tools that ensure all services are captured and billed for
  • Understand the revenue and business impacts of current trends in hearing aids, allergy, and cosmetic services
  • Recognize the impact of MIPS in an otolaryngology practice

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We’ve packed more new content into this year’s course than just the new endoscopic sinus surgery and sinus dilation codes! Expanded coverage and case examples in otology, facial plastic surgery, and rhinology. And an all-new section on sleep surgery. Essential coding and reimbursement issues for endoscopic skull base surgery as well as other complex procedures.  This is a small sampling of the new and revised content you’ll get in KZA’s 2018 CPT coding workshop.

We’ll show you how to:

  • Select the right ICD-10-CM codes for common procedures, including the S trauma codes (e.g., laceration, fracture) and the unspecified vs. uncertain behavior neoplasm codes.
  • Deal with the impact of revised RVUs/Medicare payments for endoscopic sinus surgery/dilation, epistaxis control, submucous resection of inferior turbinate, tracheostomy codes and more.
  • Discern what to appeal and what NOT to appeal – you’ll get the scoop on endoscopic sinus debridements!
  • Write an effective appeal letter.

The 2018 course does not discuss cerumen removal. The use of 69210/69209 is covered in Friday’s E/M Tune Up for ENT.

  • Physicians
  • Billing Managers
  • Coding/Billing Staff
  • Administrators
  • Non-Physician Providers
  • Choose surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.
  • Verify or appropriately modify your surgery procedure coding, in order to meet CPT rules and government regulations, for commonly performed procedures.
  • Integrate ENT subspecialty coding principles in otology, rhinology, laryngology, facial plastics, head and neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology and sleep surgery.
  • Integrate the use of new/revised otolaryngology CPT codes into your practice.
  • Apply coding rules and guidelines for the billing and supervision of audiologists and services such as audiogram, tympanogram, and ENG.
  • Apply coding rules and guidelines for the billing and supervision of ancillary services such as allergy, sleep studies, and in-office CT.

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Are you sure your coding and billing optimizes payment and reduces risk?

Get answers to those burning coding questions that are confounding you right now!

Learn the latest coding and regulatory changes so you do things correctly and get paid accurately.

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Decades of Real World Experience from Clinicians and Former Practice Leaders Your Instructors Have Worked with 100+ Practices and Reviewed 1000+ Notes!

Cheyenne Brinson

Cheyenne Brinson

MBA, CPA

Cheyenne is an innovative, solutions-oriented consultant and instructor who delivers pragmatic business solutions that boost revenue, streamline workflow, and increase...

Deb­o­rah Grider

Deb­o­rah Grider

CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPC-P, CPMA, CEMC, CCS-P, CDIP

Deborah is a nationally sought after leader in the industry and is passionate about assisting physicians and hospitals in improving...

Betty A. Hovey

Betty A. Hovey

CCS-P, CPC, CPMA, CPCD, CPB, COC, CPC-I, CDIP

Betty is a nationally recognized healthcare consultant and speaker. She is an expert auditor and loves to help practices stay...

Kim Pollock

Kim Pollock

RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

Kim is a nationally recognized coding expert. Her energetic and engaging teaching style makes her a sought-after educator, trainer and...

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