Tracks

Earn 10 CEUs

Ophthalmology

Thursday, December 03 - Friday, December 04
Alice Reybitz

Alice Reybitz

RN, BA, CPC, CPC-H

Maggie M.  Mac

Maggie M. Mac

CPC, CEMC, CHC, CMM, ICCE

Ryan Price

Ryan Price

CPC

Becky Shimanek

Becky Shimanek

CPC

Documentation of E/M and Eye Codes

Presenter: Maggie M. Mac, CPC, CEMC, CHC, CMM, ICCE
Date and Time: December 3, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
CEUs: 2

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Evaluation and Management Coder – CEMC™Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)American Association of Nurse Practitioners (1 AAPC CEU = 1 AANP CME)

We’ll explore top documentation requirements and key factors to consider to select an E/M code or an ophthalmology code. We’ll also evaluate the differences between comprehensive and intermediate levels of service and learn their impact on reimbursement. You’ll get expert advice for using time-based codes and also learn when and how to bill for them. Get the inside scoop on important factors that influence ophthalmology code selection for many types of services. Plus – We’ll provide quick-reference handouts for you to use in your practice.
Coding for Cataract Surgery

Presenter: Alice Reybitz, RN, BA, CPC, CPC-H
Date and Time: December 3, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
CEUs: 1

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Outpatient Coding (COC™)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Amulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC™) CredentialCertified Evaluation and Management Coder – CEMC™Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)American Association of Nurse Practitioners (1 AAPC CEU = 1 AANP CME)

Learn the ins and outs of procedure and diagnosis coding for cataract surgeries. You’ll explore medical necessity for lens extraction and receive expert advice on what is considered medically necessary and what is not. You’ll get the inside scoop on visual acuity and appropriate testing. We’ll evaluate the requirements for performing a second eye surgery as well as appropriate documentation guidelines. Join us and get expert ICD-10-CM training for cataract and receive guidance on post implementation issues.
Coding for Macular Degeneration

Presenter: Alice Reybitz, RN, BA, CPC, CPC-H
Date and Time: December 3, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
CEUs: 2

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Outpatient Coding (COC™)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Amulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC™) CredentialCertified Evaluation and Management Coder – CEMC™Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)American Association of Nurse Practitioners (1 AAPC CEU = 1 AANP CME)

Master coding for age related macular degeneration. Join us as we explore the accepted diagnostic tests and treatments for macular degeneration. Get the inside scoop on the treatments that are not widely accepted. Gain expert ICD-10, CPT and modifier training to ensure coding accuracy. You’ll tackle challenging documentation requirements and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of poor documentation.
Coding for Glaucoma

Presenter: Alice Reybitz, RN, BA, CPC, CPC-H
Date and Time: December 3, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
CEUs: 2

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Outpatient Coding (COC™)Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC™)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Amulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC™) CredentialCertified General Surgery Coder – CGSC™Certified Internal Medicine Coder (CIMC™)Certified Orthopaedic Surgery Coder – COSC™Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)American Association of Nurse Practitioners (1 AAPC CEU = 1 AANP CME)Radiology Coding Certification Board (RCCB)

Join us as we explore one of the most common causes of blindness in the US. You’ll gain insights into who is at risk for developing glaucoma and how to properly code screenings and examinations. You’ll also get expert ICD-10-CM training and receive the tools to master procedural coding related to the treatment of glaucoma. Plus, we’ll evaluate the impact that patient compliance has on treatment and recovery.
Ophthalmic Diagnostic Tests

Presenter: Becky Shimanek, CPC
Date and Time: December 4, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
CEUs: 2

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)

Documentation is key when billing the most common ophthalmic diagnostic services. You’ll get the tools to nail down documentation requirements for diagnostic services. We’ll explore the most common denials and you’ll gain expert advice on how to meet medical necessity. You’ll have the opportunity to clear up procedural coding confusion and receive documentation tips, modifier guidance, and physician supervision requirements for the procedure codes discussed.
Modifiers

Presenter: Ryan Price, CPC
Date and Time: December 4, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
CEUs: 1

Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)Certified Outpatient Coding (COC™)Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P®)Certified Amulatory Surgery Center Coder (CASCC™) CredentialCertified Evaluation and Management Coder – CEMC™Certified Professional Compliance Officer - CPCO™Certified Professional Biller (CPB™)Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®)American Association of Nurse Practitioners (1 AAPC CEU = 1 AANP CME)

Join us as we explore the most common modifiers used in Ophthalmology. Get an advanced explanation of when and how to use them as well as how modifiers affect reimbursement and pricing. Clear up confusion on the new ESPU modifiers and get an explanation on how they should be used once and for all.