2019 CPT Code Changes

January 31, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MST

  • Cover to cover review of significant 2019 CPT code additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Review of applicable guideline additions, deletions, and revisions
  • Discuss how documentation requirements may be affected by 2018 changes
  • Discuss other important coding-related items to look to for 2018 updates (i.e. coverage policies, reimbursement policies, etc.)
  • Discuss what the future may hold for E/M guidelines

Speaker: Whitney Horton, Director of Coding and Auditing at First Professional Services in Loveland, CO

CY 2019 CPT Updates, Overview

This training will include the major revisions and additions to the CPT code set and guidelines for CY 2019. We will also discuss the impact of the new E&M rule on coding.

Speaker: Katherine Isbell, RHIA, CDIP, CCS

42 CFR Part 2

This intermediate level session covers changes to 42 CFR Part 2 from both March of 2017 and January 2018. These changes have an impact on the privacy and security of both federally funded programs and those entities possessing substance user disorder records. Specifically addressing processing release of information requests, confidentiality statement, accounting of disclosures, authorization requirements, and access to PHI for research purposes.

Anatomy and Physiology Webinar Series

Module 1:

Anatomy and Physiology Defined
Levels of Organization
Organization of the Human Body
Anatomical Terminology
Medical Terminology
Integumentary System

Module 2:

Musculoskeletal System

Module 3:

Nervous System

Module 4:

Endocrine, Digestive and Respiratory Systems

Module 5:

Cardiovascular and Lymphatic

Module 6:

Urinary and Reproductive Systems

Speaker: Heather Schueler, DC, CACCP

Virtual Coding Roundtable – Hypertension: A Common Condition with Deadly Consequences

December 8, 2018
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

Attendees will gain useful clinical data on the prevalence, pathophysiology, etiology and manifestations of hypertension. Dr. Mann will discuss the JNC criteria for establishing the diagnosis and its interaction with conditions such as stroke and heart failure. The presentation will also cover commonly associated procedures, such as dialysis when CKD is present due the HTN. HIM professionals will take away key elements of when to query and when not to query based on provider documentation. The information presented will also help coders and auditors to gain a better clinical picture of this disease and its impact on patients.

Speaker: Amardeep Mann, MD