Top Lost Screening and Counseling Opportunities in Oncology
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:Kristine Cuddy, CPC, CIMC
Improve Your Bottom Line By Learning Accurate Coding For Screening And Counseling Services In Oncology!
Kris Cuddy, CPC, CIMC, in this 60-minute session will walk you through the screening and counseling opportunities in oncology. You will learn to identify these qualifying revenue builders! Kris will reveal accurate capturing of these services, along with the correct diagnosis coding.
Join now for this jam packed session and get insights on whether a diagnostic service is screening or not. This audio session will enlighten you on what items make a patient high(er) risk for certain cancers and when coding diagnoses of past family and/or personal medical history is important. This will also help clarify coding for counseling services, including when to use an E/M, HCPCS, or a psychiatric CPT code.
Understand the goals of screening tests
Learn who needs to be screened
Get guidance to asymptomatic screening
Guidance to depression screening and counseling in cancer patients
Guidance to other screenings and other counseling services in cancer patients
Kristine Cuddy, CPC, CIMC, has more than 20 year’s experience in the medical field. She is a Healthcare Compliance Analyst for Michigan State University HealthTeam, provides independent consulting services, has been a speaker for Michigan State Medical Society, The Coding Institute, SuperCoder.com Webinars, and AAPC. She is a source for Eli’s Coding Alerts and Part B News. She is currently Vice President of her local AAPC Chapter, and has served as president and secretary, is a member of WPS Medicare Part B Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group, and is Adjunct Faculty at Lansing Community College also serving on their advisory board for medical billing and coding.