Billing, Coding And Documentation Of Sleep Studies And Polysomnograms
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 Minutes
Speaker:Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Broadcast From :Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Broadcast End :Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Understand The Guidelines For Coding Billing And Documenting Sleep Studies.
There has been a lot of changes in the diagnostic and procedural coding of sleep studies in last decade. Polysomnography and Sleep Studies has been on the OIGs list since 2007. This scrutiny could be due to the 350% increase in Medicare payments from 2001 - 2009. The expansion of sleep disorder's diagnostic codes expanded and the procedure codes changed as the variables of sleep testing did.
Sign up for this educative session presented by Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, and get the correct codes for sleep studies so that you are reimbursed accurately also get the tips for compliant documentation that can withstand an audit (RAC; CERT; carrier).
You will learn:
Which modifiers are key in compliant billing of sleep studies.
Type of sleep study - how documentation helps avoid reimbursement issues?
The latest changes in the CPT & HCPCS Coding changes - using the correct and most up to date codes?
PAP-NAPS - do modifiers solve the billing issues of these tests?
Medical Necessity without it no payment or payment take backs - what is appropriate compliant documentation and how carriers can differ.
Correct, compliant coding for both the diagnosis and procedures of sleep studies.
Place of service, correct identification and documentation to avoid payment issues.
Documentation of type of service, identifying parameters and other necessary elements to keep the carrier's happy.
Understand why your DME company is bugging you to see C-PAP patients?
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC is the principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC. She brings with over 30 years of medical experience. This includes a diverse background in all areas of medicine from clinical to billing and she has worked with many physician specialties.
Her consulting company provides the usual consulting services but additionally provides both education and training from front office to back. Young's comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and at audio-conferences. She is a member of the newly formed Local Chapter Board National Board of the AAPC (AAPCCA). Her professional speaking includes speaking educational lectures nationally for the AAPC and for the Michigan State Medical Society. She has been a topic speaker at the AAPC National Conference for the past 5 years.