Prepare for the New Year With This 2017 Code Change Roundup

Leesa A. Israel BA, CPC, CUC, CEMC, CPPM, CMBS December 8, 2016

Thu, Dec 8, 2016
1 PM EST
1 AAPC - Approved CEU

Now is the time to update your codes. If you wait until January 1 to learn the numerous CPT®, ICD-10, and HCPCS changes, you’ll face a slew of denials to ring in the new year. But finding time to scour the codesets takes time you likely can’t spare. Good news! We’ve done the work for you and coding expert Leesa A. Israel, BA, CPC, CUC, CEMC, CPPM, CMBS, will walk you through the highlights. Instead of spending hours digging through changes that might not affect you, spend one hour on this free, AAPC CEU-eligible webinar from SuperCoder.com, and get a head start on your coding updates.

 

Some bullet points:

  • Review the ICD-10 2017 code change highlights
  • Get to know the major HCPCS and CPT® additions, revisions, and deletions by specialty, including internal medicine, anesthesia, general surgery, cardiology and more
  • Don’t miss the major change affecting over 300 CPT® codes
  • Find out how the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule changes could affect your 2017 reimbursement
  • Avoid modifier mishaps with a review of modifier changes
  • Home in on the 2017 OIG Work Plan targets to shore up your coding and compliance before you become an audit target
  • Discover the tools and resources that will help you stay up-to-date on changes throughout the year

 

 

 

Who should attend:

  • Medical Coders
  • Billers
  • Practice Managers
  • Physicians
  • Auditors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earn 1 AAPC CEU for CPC®, COC™, CPMA®, CASCC™, CANPC™, CCC™, CCVTC™, CCPC™, CPCD™, CEDC™, CEMC™, CFPC™, CGIC™, CGSC™, CHONC™, CIMC™, COBGC™, COSC™, CENTC™, CPEDC™, CPRC™, CRHC™, CSFAC™, CUC™.

 

Speaker Bio:

 

Leesa A. Israel

BA, CPC, CUC, CEMC, CPPM, CMBS

 

Leesa specializes in medical coding and reimbursement for evaluation & management, urology and general surgery, as well as billing and collections policies and strategies for physician practices. Leesa is currently the director of SuperCoder.com, the online coding and healthcare resource division of The Coding Institute. Prior to this role, she was an executive editor in charge of editing and quality control of several Coding Institute publications and the Audit Manager for TCI’s Consulting & Revenue Cycle Solutions division. She wrote Urology Coding Alert for 10 years, as well as several other healthcare publications specialties such as neurosurgery, pulmonology, allergy, and ophthalmology. Leesa has consulted, and continues to consult, with clinical, coding, and billing experts throughout the U.S. She also presents on coding and billing issues at national events. Through AAPC, she is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC®), a Certified Urology Coder™ (CUC™), a Certified Evaluation & Management Coder (CEMC), and a Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM). Leesa is a member of the Medical Association of Billers (MAB) and is a Certified Medical Billing Specialist® (CMBS®). Leesa has a bachelor’s degree in communication/journalism from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. A real go getter, she has double-minors in English and economics.

 

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