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On-Demand - Bundle 3: Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line + CPT Power Coding

On-Demand - Bundle 3: Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line + CPT Power Coding

$1375

Practical Steps for Improving Your Bottom Line

Approximate Time to complete: 2 Hours

Whether you're planning to stay in private practice or you are considering being acquired, merged, or employed - a better bottom line pays off. Don't get stuck in TGE thinking - by the way, that stands for "That's Good Enough." Frankly, you and your practice are more valuable if sound processes are in place, documented, and followed.

This workshop is filled with assessments you can use to see how well the business office or your billing service is doing. We include assessments you can use when hiring billing managers and coders.

Join us for three fast-paced hours with information you can put into place that can improve your bottom line in 90 days.

Topics Covered
  • Key Financial Performance Indicators
  • Best Billing Practices Assessments
  • Hiring Competent Billing Managers and Coders
  • Crafting Financial Policies That Produce Results and Don't Put Patients Off
  • Optimizing Technology in Your Business Office
  • Why Financing Works for Patients with High Deductibles
  • Exactly How to Ask for Prepayment for Services and Surgery
  • Turning Accounts Over to Collections: Here's Your Guide


CPT Power Coding

Total Time: 6 Hours, 19 Minutes

We will delve into the global period including coding for pre-op and post-op visits.  Next, you’ll learn how to select surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.

Then we will jump into almost 5 hours of surgical procedure coding including code changes in Otology/Neurotology and Facial Plastics.  New for 2021, learn the latest coding, billing, and reimbursement strategies for two new technology in ENT procedures – Eustachian tube dilation and repair of nasal valve collapse with a lateral wall implant. Finally, we’ll end the day with ancillary services including audiology, allergy, and in-office CT.

Learning Objectives:

  • Choose surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.
  • Use surgery coding that meets CPT rules and government regulations, for commonly performed procedures.
  • Integrate ENT subspecialty coding principles in otology/neurotology, rhinology, laryngology, facial plastics, head and neck surgery, and sleep surgery.
  • Demonstrate comprehension on how to code for new ENT technology procedures. 
  • Apply new and revised otolaryngology CPT codes into your practice

View the full course agenda here:

CPT Power Coding Agenda

  • Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/27/2021

    No matter how good you think things are going - they can be better. And, we at KZA can help you.

    Approximate Time to Complete: 2 Hours

    Whether you're planning to stay in private practice or you are considering being acquired, merged, or employed - a better bottom line pays off. Don't get stuck in TGE thinking - by the way, that stands for "That's Good Enough." Frankly, you and your practice are more valuable if sound processes are in place, documented, and followed.

    This workshop is filled with assessments you can use to see how well the business office or your billing service is doing. We include assessments you can use when hiring billing managers and coders.

    Join us for three fast-paced hours with information you can put into place that can improve your bottom line in 90 days.

    Topics Covered
    • Key Financial Performance Indicators
    • Best Billing Practices Assessments
    • Hiring Competent Billing Managers and Coders
    • Crafting Financial Policies That Produce Results and Don't Put Patients Off
    • Optimizing Technology in Your Business Office
    • Why Financing Works for Patients with High Deductibles
    • Exactly How to Ask for Prepayment for Services and Surgery
    • Turning Accounts Over to Collections: Here's Your Guide

    This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 2.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

    This program meets AAPC guidelines for 2.0 CEUs in Core B, CPPM after successful completion of a Post-Test. Please note: Core B can comprise no more than 33% (1/3) of the total Core continuing education units.

  • Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/25/2021

    ENT Surgery Coding Essentials

    Total Time: 6 Hours, 19 Minutes

    We will delve into the global period including coding for pre-op and post-op visits.  Next, you’ll learn how to select surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.

    Then we will jump into almost 5 hours of surgical procedure coding including code changes in Otology/Neurotology and Facial Plastics.  New for 2021, learn the latest coding, billing, and reimbursement strategies for two new technology in ENT procedures – Eustachian tube dilation and repair of nasal valve collapse with a lateral wall implant. Finally, we’ll end the day with ancillary services including audiology, allergy, and in-office CT.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Choose surgery modifiers that optimize payment and reduce risk.
    • Use surgery coding that meets CPT rules and government regulations, for commonly performed procedures.
    • Integrate ENT subspecialty coding principles in otology/neurotology, rhinology, laryngology, facial plastics, head and neck surgery, and sleep surgery.
    • Demonstrate comprehension on how to code for new ENT technology procedures. 
    • Apply new and revised otolaryngology CPT codes into your practice

    View the full course agenda here:

    CPT Power Coding Agenda

    Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

    Senior Consultant and Speaker

    For twenty years, Kim Pollock has helped surgical practices, academic, large and solo, improve coding and intellectual efficiency. 

    Ms. Pollock understands the complexity of coding and reimbursement issues specific to plastic surgeons – both from a clinical perspective and from a payor side.  She is an expert in analyzing chart documentation and in reengineering practices to enhance the reimbursement process.

    She has presented seminars and workshops for physicians and their staff on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  Ms. Pollock has also conducted programs for the American Academy of Professional Coders, the North American Spine Society, the American Neurotology Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

    Based on her previous years of administrative experience, Ms. Pollock has a unique understanding of the challenges facing academic medicine both clinically and organizationally.   She has served as the Administrator of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology as well as Associate Vice President of Cancer Programs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

    Ms. Pollock was the representative for the AAO-HNS on the clinical practice expert panel-technical group (CPEP-TEG) convened by CMS (formerly HCFA) to redetermine the practice expense portion of RBRVS.  She served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses, Inc. (SOHN) and has served on the Board for the Ear, Nose and Throat Nursing Foundation. 

    Ms. Pollock holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree as well as a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing.  She is also a certified coder through the AAPC and a Certified Medical Documentation Professional through the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance.

    Find out more about Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP.

    Continuing Education Credits 

    CME CREDITS

    Physicians

    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    To claim credits the CME Evaluation must be completed and Continuing Education Quiz must be passed (with 70% or greater). Once these are complete you will be able to claim the CME certificate in the product.

    CEU CREDITS 

    This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 6.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

    This program meets AAPC guidelines for 6.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CASCC, CPCO, CPMA, and COSC after successful completion of the posttest for continuing education units.

Course Access and Expiration

You will have access to this package for 70 days from the day you purchase it.

You will have 30 days to complete the course(s) within the package. 

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

Please note, if you start the course with less than 30 days left in the package access period (70 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  

Workbook shipping is included in the price for addresses in the contiguous United States and takes approximately 5 business days*. 

For shipping outside of the contiguous US, including Hawaii and Alaska, please email education@karenzupko.com for an estimated shipping cost and timeframe.


Please be sure that you provide the correct shipping address at registration, there will be a space to enter the address if different than that of the payment address.

We strongly encourage you to wait to begin your course until your workbook has arrived.

*With congestion due to COVID-19, deliveries by Fed Ex and UPS are subject to delay

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What are some of the benefits of registering with KZA On-Demand?

  • View at YOUR convenience—the course is online and authored by experts in the field
  • Receive a printed, comprehensive workbook. Our workbooks are considered the gold standard in reference material
  • Accredited for CME and CEUs
  • You have 30-day access to the individual course(s)

Registering Multiple Attendees 

  1. Create, or have each attendee create, a user account here
    1. If one person is creating all of the accounts you will need to log out each time to create the next account.
  2. Log in with the account that you wish to pay through and add desired products to your cart. 
  3. Once you have selected all the desired products, go to your cart. 
    1. You will initially be registered for each product. You can edit this after you have added the additional attendees using the "remove" button.
  4. To add the additional attendees select the green button in your cart titled “Add a Registration for Another User.”
  5. Enter the email address for the additional attendee.  If they have an account their name will populate and you can select “Add Product for This User.”
  6. The attendee's name will appear in the registrant column under your own. 
  7. Repeat this for each additional attendee.
  8. Proceed, filling out the additional information for each attendee and completing payment.

If you have any issues with completing your registration please email us at education@karenzupko.com or call 312 642-8310