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2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule For Orthopedics
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Get Relevant Information, Cutting Through The Over Thousand Pages Of The Medicare PFS

This audio event presented by expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught will provide you insights on the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee schedule final ruling as it relates to your musculoskeletal patients. Issues that will be covered will be the add Medicare G codes for DME services as well as Physical therapy services and also PT modifiers. Issues relating to multiple procedure payment reduction issues will also be discussed. You'll get the tips for documentation and usage. In addition to these the RVU values will be discussed and the changes due to under-valued vs. over-valued codes.

Our speaker will prepare you on the vital information from the Medicare PFS, and what information you will need to pay special attention to and get to your providers, so they can submit comments and concerns to CMS if they have them.
Here is what you'll learn:

  • Be prepared for 2013 issues as they related to RVUs.
  • How the MPPR issues will affect your technical and professional components.
  • What the new rules will be for the non-payment G codes as they related to supporting medical necessity for physical therapy.
  • How and when to use the new physical therapy modifiers as indicated by CMS.
  • Learning how to cut through the information in the physician fee schedule to make it work for your facility/office.
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About Our Speaker
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare arena. She has been in various advisory boards, as well as consulting services which makes her hugely respected in this domain. Margie is a current member of MGMA/ACMPE, BONES, AAPC, Society for Clinical Coding (SCC), PACHOM and AHIMA.