Accurate Coding for Office Procedures and Telehealth Services


*agenda subject to change

7:00AM — 8:00AM

Check-in and Breakfast (provided)

1 hour 30 minutes

Medicare Update 2021

Telehealth 2021 and Beyond

  • Telehealth billing during the public health emergency (PHE)
  • Telehealth billing after the end of the PHE
  • Documentation tips for telehealth visits
  • Other services not restricted by telehealth regulations.
  • The future of telehealth

Office Procedures

  • Biopsy coding
    • Non-Excisional Skin
    • Breast, percutaneous and incisional
  • Fine needle aspiration and Biopsy
  • Skin lesion excision
    • Benign vs malignant
    • Location and size documentation
  • Wound Repair
    • Simple, intermediate, and complex
    • Documentation imperatives
  • Wound Therapy and Debridement
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
    • What’s included and what is separately; billable

EM Modifiers

  • Modifier 25 and office procedures
    • Guidelines and proper use
    • Risk of inappropriate use
  • Modifier 24 in the global period
  • Modifier 57

The Future of Telehealth

  • When will PHE end?
  • CMS action for future
  • What are commercial payors going to do?

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