Get the Reimbursement You Deserve for Anticoagulant Management
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC, PCS, CHAP
Attack Your Anticoagulant Claims With This Expert Advice
If your physician regularly sees patients requiring Coumadin or other anticoagulants, then you need to be more than familiar with the way to appropriately bill these services — and the coding solution may not always be what you expect.
Register now for this educative session where expert speaker and coder, Kim Garner-Huey will teach you the correct coding and billing options for anticoagulant management, including the payment and compliance pitfalls.
Define what the anticoagulant treatment process entails, so you can comprehend the services your physician provides.
Set aside the go-to codes — because these are the ones you’ll use most
Research the background of these codes, so you have a clear idea of why they exist.
Get the documentation you need from your physician by citing these real-world examples.
Have denials? Appeal them by following these steps.
Don’t overlook your ICD-9 codes, because they are vital. Find out how they’ll change in ICD-10.
Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.
Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association. Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law. She is serving on the AHIMA Coding Community Council for 2013.
For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference of the American Academy of Professional Coders, the American Health Information Management Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the Ingenix Essentials conference, Part B News’ Medicare Billing 101 and has presented audioconferences for DecisionHealth, The Coding Institute, and Intelicode.
Kim lives in Alabaster with her husband, Donald. They are both active in Church of the Highlands and are amateur radio operators and trained as severe storm spotters.