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Past Webinars 

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Oct 2017 – Navigating the 2018 ICD-10-CM Code Updates

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Purchase: $45 Includes recording and handouts

In this webinar, we will explore some key elements in reducing the potential for technical and clinical denials. Specifically, we will focus on:

Here are just some highlights of the ICD-10-CM changes we’ll be covering:

  • Critical updates to coding guidelines
  • New codes for Lumbar spinal stenosis and Diabetes Mellitus with Ketoacidosis
  • Myocardial Infarction Type 2 has new codes with additional notes to help clarify conditions. We now have to consider the type of MI.
  • 72 new codes to identify non-pressure chronic ulcers that have penetrated the muscle and bone tissue without necrosis
  • Revision of the Includes note for Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure gets about 10 new changes for the various types of “Right Heart Failure”
  • Antenatal screening codes have been expanded
  • And Much More!!!!!

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Sept 2017 – Proven Tips to Overturn Clinical and Technical Denials

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In this webinar, we will explore some key elements in reducing the potential for technical and clinical denials. Specifically, we will focus on:

  • Technical/Coding denials: we will review frequent reasons for coding and technical denials with tips that will help the facility to win on appeal.
  • Readmission denials: we will examine the definition of a readmission according to CMS and major payer policy guidelines. We will also discuss winning appeal strategies when tackling these difficult denials
  • Second level of appeals: 2nd level appeals – we will discuss the following: (1) purpose; (2) components (3) benefits; (4) tips; (5) Medicare reconsiderations

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Aug 2017 – E&M Auditing (Advanced)

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Purchase: $99 Includes recording and handouts

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Purchase this on-demand webinar which comprehensively covers various areas of E/M Auditing. This webinar is delivered in two parts and includes 4 hours of recorded training and is AAPC approved for 4.00 CEUs.

Part 1 – In part one, we will cover all those problematic gray areas of E & M auditing, and the importance of knowing your Medicare carriers guidelines. We will also cover the documentation we need to see to give the providers credit for the work they do in the History, Exam and Medical Decision Making. Some other hot topics will include:
• The Nature of the Presenting Problem and Medical Necessity
• NPP rules: Is “Incident-to” really a good option for your providers?
• Do you have a residency program that follows the “Primary Care Exception Rule”?
• What happens when a 4 level services is provided but the Teaching Physician does not see the patient?
• When to bill an E & M visit with a procedure. Is everyone clear on this yet?

Part 2 – In part two, we will look at inpatient services. Some areas we will cover include:
• What’s in the News!!
• Inpatient versus Observation “POS 21 or 22”
• Consults in the ED when the patient is not admitted
• Admit and Discharge Same Day. Do we need 2 visits and 2 notes?
• Can multiple subsequent visits be billed on the same day?
• Skilled Nursing Facility and other place of services
• Teaching Physician Guidelines in the inpatient and other place of service
• Answers to submitted questions

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May 2017HEALTHCON 2017 – Highlights and Takeaways

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May 24, 2017

Join our experts in this free webinar as they share some of their takeaways from the 2017 Healthcon Conference.

This presentation will focus on:

  • Medical Necessity in an EMR and how the EMR challenges the coders and auditors
  • Physical Therapy updates and reminders
  • Challenging coding scenarios

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May 2017Two-Midnight Rule OIG Report – The Vulnerabilities & Solutions for Clinical Denials

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May 17, 2017

This presentation will focus on:

  • Prevent potential denials based on the 2-midnight policy
  • An overview of the recent OIG report and ramifications for facilities
  • Identification of common vulnerabilities
  • Documentation requirements per CMS guidelines
  • Proactive documentation tools

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Feb 2017The 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

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Feb 15, 2017

Purchase: $35.00 Includes recording and handouts

What you’ll learn:

  • The 2017 Conversion Factor
  • Chronic Care Management Services
  • Telehealth update
  • The new payment modifier for radiology
  • Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Global Surgical Services
  • Valuation of Moderate Sedation Services

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Jan 2017 2017 CPT Changes & How to Apply Them

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Jan 19, 2017

On the 1st of January 2017, we saw the release of the new CPT Changes. This webinar will provide you with in-depth information about the changes, but importantly, how to easily apply them within your HIM role. What you’ll learn:

  • Why these codes have changed
  • How to apply these new codes
  • What is needed in the documentation to support these codes

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Nov 2016Clinical Documentation Improvement – It takes a village

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Nov 09, 2016

In this webinar, learn how collaboration between CDI, Physicians, and Coders can successfully transform a CDI program

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Meet Our Expert Webinar Presenter Panel

Learn more about our presenters and their expertise across the revenue cycle including coding, compliance, denials, payors, physician practice, CDI and a lot more HERE