2013 Radiology Coding Update
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:Cheryl A. Schad, BA Ed, CPC, ACS-RA, PCS
Get ready for 2013 Radiology Coding changes with our top-notch coding pro, Cheryl Schad.
Your practice can loose revenue that it deserves if you do not have a complete and thorough understanding of 2013 Radiology coding changes.
This 1-hour audio conference will help your coding & billing staff speed up on the new and revised codes for radiology services. Please remember, there is a possibility of compliance faux pas if your institution or practice does not keep up with CPT changes!
New Nuclear Medicine codes.
New thoracentesis & pleural drainage codes.
New transcatheter infusion codes.
New codes & guidelines for diagnostic studies of cervicocerebral arteries.
Changes to CPT descriptions for those services specifically stated as “physician administered.”
Changes to Computer Assisted Detection (CAD) descriptions.
Updated list of CPT codes with which 3D rendering cannot be billed.
Cheryl A. Schad, BA Ed, CPC, ACS-RA, PCS, is a nationally-recognized Reimbursement Specialist and owner of Schad Medical Management, a physician reimbursement/compliance consulting firm that focuses on CPT and ICD-9 coding and Medicare Part B regulations. Schad's personal area of expertise is diagnostic and interventional radiology. She has performed numerous workshops, seminars, and audio conferences for organizations including The Coding Institute, The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA). She has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare field.
Schad is an Incorporating Officer of the American College of Medical Coding Specialists, fulfilling the role of Secretary of the Board of Governors. She is also chairman of the Radiology Specialty Committee of the Board of Medical Specialty Coding. She is a member of the editorial advisory board of Radiology Coding Alert, published monthly by The Coding Institute. Cheryl is also a past member of the National Advisory Executive Board of the American Academy of Professional Coders and is a current member of American Healthcare Radiology Administrators and the American Health Information Management Association.