Preventative Medicine and Annual Wellness Visits -Are You Coding Them Correctly?
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC
Broadcast From :Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Broadcast End :Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Stop getting denied For Preventative Medicine and Annual Wellness Visits.
If you are not aware of latest recommendations and rules from Medicare about preventative health visits, well woman exams, and annual physicals, you could be setting yourself up for disaster. Understand these crucial background concepts, like when G codes are differentiated from episodic visits and when/how to use both, and you’ll be submitting more profitable claims in no time!
Join this informative session presented by our expert speaker, John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC, who will, in just 60-minutes provide you insights on the HPV, screening and counseling for interpersonal and domestic violence, as well as testing for blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. Make your job easier by following these tried-and-true strategies.
Here is what you’ll learn:
Exercising caution around coding many cancer screenings, including mammograms and colonoscopies.
How to code flu and pneumonia shots — before flu season hits.
Iron out how you should report regular well-baby and well-child visits, from birth to age 21.
Understand counseling on such areas for quitting cigarettes, losing weight, improving depression, and reducing alcohol use.
Take routine vaccinations (such as measles, polio, or meningitis) and apply that ultra-specific code.
John F. Bishop, PA-C, MS, CWS, CPC, has 35 years experience as a surgical physician assistant, and more than 25 years experience in physician practice management, coding, billing and reimbursement. Bishop is a national leader in multispecialty coding and reimbursement, advanced E&M coding and paper negotiations.