CPT Coding Essentials for NDs
Speaker: Mona Fahoum, ND
Make Sure You are Coding Accurately and Getting Paid Appropriately:
CPT Coding Essentials for NDs – PART 1 and 2
Presented by Mona Fahoum, ND – 4 hours. No CEUs.
Whether you are new to practice or experienced, are you sure you’re getting paid the maximum amount allowed on your insurance claim submissions? This two-part series will cover the guidelines for CPT coding, the required charting elements and the practicality of how you make it work for you. Includes practical application to real chart notes to take the office the next day!
Part One (9/17/14)
A. CPT Guidelines: What are they and where do they come from?
CMS as guardian of the guidelines
Understanding ‘Coding Context’ and Insurance rules
Square pegs in a round holes: How do NDs fit into the system?
B. Coding for all that you do – don’t minimize!
Coding distributions in family practice.
99204 and 99214: What is required? (with practical examples)
99205 and 99215. Appropriate use of high complexity codes (with practical examples)
Billing for time: What is required?
Audits: Practice prevention and minimize the risks.
Part Two (9/24/14)
A. Coding for “other” naturopathic services.
Physical medicine issues.
What codes are eligible?
Prior authorizations: When and why?
Physical medicine and office visits: documentation requirements
Injections, injections, injections
Or not to code…..(ie the ‘cash’ option)
Group visits: What, when, how?
Prolonged service codes…Caution advised!
B. Putting it all into practice: A Review of Practical Examples
Fee: (includes both Part 1 and Part 2 of webinar either live attendance or via recording after the event)
Member: $99 (offered to all state associations)