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Bundle 1: The Art of Coding Office and Hospital Visits & Accurate Coding for Office Procedures and Telehealth Services

Register for both of our new 2021 courses, The Art of Coding Office and Hospital Visits & Accurate Coding for Office Procedures and Telehealth Services.

The Art of Coding Office and Hospital Visits - Course Agenda

Accurate Coding for Office Procedures and Telehealth Services - Course Agenda

  • 2021 General Surgery Pre-Course Survey

    This survey allows us to understand the demographics and concerns of our clients. This allows us to tailor our content to you and focus on the areas of greatest concern.

    This survey allows us to understand the demographics and concerns of our clients.  This allows us to tailor our content to you and focus on the areas of greatest concern.

  • The Art of Coding Office and Hospital Visits

    Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/08/2021

    Prepare for the major change to documenting and coding office visit codes in 2021.

    Prepare for the major change to documenting and coding office visit codes in 2021.  Code selection for services billed using 99202—99215 will no longer follow the 1995/1997 Documentation Guidelines. Learn what will determine code selection, including updated rules for using time and significant changes in the table or risk related to the decision for surgery.  Discover how to bill for prolonged care services in the office, for those visits that take an extraordinary about of time. This three-hour session also covers coding for services performed in the hospital. Surgeons will need to use two sets of rules, one for office visits and one for services done in facilities.

    Course Agenda

    Learning objectives

    After this session, participants will be able to:

    1. Select the level of service for codes 99202—99215 using the new guidelines
    2. Describe the two prolonged services codes
    3. Identify the type of visit/category of code for patients seen in the hospital

    Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC

    Consultant and Speaker

    Betsy Nicoletti simplifies complex coding for physicians and their staff, allowing medical practices to get paid for the services performed.

    Betsy is the founder of CodingIntel.com, a community web site devoted to physician reimbursement. She is also the author of The Field Guide to Physician Coding 3rd Edition and Auditing Physician Services 2nd Edition. She developed The Accurate Coding System™ to help doctors get paid for the work they do. As a certified professional coder, Betsy simplifies complex coding rules for practitioners and engages physicians and coders. She audits records for compliance and to identify lost revenue due to coding.

    Find out more about Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC.

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    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 3 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.


    AAPC CEUs

    This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 3 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. 

    Credit is available after completion of an evaluation and a 30 question test.

  • Accurate Coding for Office Procedures and Telehealth Services

    Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/16/2021

    This information jammed course will cover critical updates to Medicare and telehealth happening in 2021, things you must know to bill and get paid appropriately.

    This information jammed course will cover critical updates to Medicare and telehealth happening in 2021, things you must know to bill and get paid appropriately!!  It also covers those all-important activities that general surgeons do daily, such as biopsies, skin excisions, debridement, and more.

    As always, with KZA, you will receive a comprehensive workbook that covers every topic discussed and will become your coding guide for years to come. At KZA we pride ourselves on never reading the slides, we deliver engaging and well-researched nuances of coding to improve your coding accuracy and reduce your denials. 

    This 3-hour interactive course will feature two seasoned speakers well known in the general surgery community, Teri Romano, BSN, MBA, CPC, CMDP, and Jennifer Bell, MSOLE, CPC, CPMA, CHC. Questions will be encouraged and will be answered in the course or after as time permits.

    Course Agenda

    Learning objectives

    After this session, participants will be able to:

    • Describe the key Medicare changes for 2021
    • Detail the key telehealth rules for 2021 for during and after the public health emergency
    • Accurately code common office procedures
    • Understand the guidelines for use of modifier 25

    Teri Romano, BSN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

    Speaker and Consultant

    Teri Romano has over twenty-five years of consulting and teaching experience in the health care field. Ms. Romano works with physician groups and hospitals combining a background in clinical systems with solid approaches to operational and organizational problem solving.

    Find out about more about Teri Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

    Jen Bell, MSOLE, CPC, CPMA, CHC

    Consultant and Speaker

    KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.

    Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the revenue cycle with a focus on documentation auditing and coding abstraction, with a special interest in telehealth billing compliance and reimbursement. She has delivered coding and auditing services in addition to provider education for a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Jen’s extensive knowledge and skills in successful appeals and payment recovery processes generate positive returns for clients.

    Find out more about Jen Bell, MSOLE, CPC, CPMA, CHC.

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    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 3 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.


    AAPC CEUs

    This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 3 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. 

    Credit is available after completion of an evaluation and a 30 question test.

Package Access and Expiration

You will have access to this package for 90 days from the day you purchase it.

You will have 30 days to complete each course within the package. 

The 30 days for each course starts the day you activate the course within the package.

Please note, if you start the course with less than 30 days left in the package access period (90 days from the time of purchase) you will only have until the end of that period.

Should you have questions, please contact us at education@karenzupko.com  

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