Cracking the IR Code: Tips for Mastering Interventional Radiology Coding in 2019

February 21, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Get the latest information on the 2019 CPT code updates for interventional radiology procedures including fine needle aspiration biopsies, PICCs and midline catheters, and dilation for endourologic procedures. Additionally, this webinar will feature a discussion of coding rules for complex vascular procedures to avoid common coding mistakes. Procedures discussed will be: dialysis access maintenance, embolization, stent placement, lower extremity revascularization. Participants will also learn when it is appropriate to code diagnostic angiograms in conjunction with therapeutic interventions.

Speaker: Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, RCC, RCCIR, CIRCC

Coding Roundtable – CPT 2019

December 6, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Our Coding Roundtable will discuss the significant changes to CPT for 2019 that will become effective January 1, 2019. We will include case scenarios to provide examples to clarify proper implementation, including: confirming medical necessity, MUEs and any changes in the documentation guideline for assigning E&M codes for physicians.

Speaker: Dr. Shelley C. Safian

Coding Roundtable – Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Coding Best Practices Webinar

October 25, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Coding Best Practices

This presentation is for those interested in learning more about coding this specialty to include mental health disorders, substance abuse, and procedures in behavioral health. We will review some best practices for coding appropriate specificity and medical necessity criteria in behavioral health.

Speaker: Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR

Coding Roundtable – Just in Time: FY 2019 ICD-10-CM/PCS and IPPS Changes

September 27, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Just in Time: FY 2019 ICD-10-CM/PCS and IPPS Changes

This 90-minute presentation will present the details of the significant changes to ICD-10 CM and PCS including changes to the guidelines and explain the logic of the PCS changes. Fiscal year 2019 IPPS changes related to ICD coding will be presented with explanations.

Speakers:

Barbara J. Flynn, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Brandy Ziesemer, MA, RHIA, CCS, ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

HIM Roundtable: “Don’t Manage – Inspire. Leadership in a Changing HIM Environment”

June 15, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

When employees are inspired, teams and organizations have higher productivity and better outcomes, even in times of tremendous change. Leadership is no longer about managing – it is about inspiring. In “Don’t Manage – Inspire. Leadership in a Changing HIM Environment”, leaders will explore best practices in leading through inspiration – a key leadership competency to motivate others in times of change.

Presenter: Allison Craft, PhD

Coding Roundtable: “Inpatient Rehabilitation Coding”

May 15, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

This presentation will focus on the intricacies of inpatient rehabilitation facility coding. The differences between IRF prospective payment and inpatient hospital prospective payment. Strategies to prevent denials.

Objectives:

  • Inpatient Rehab Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) coding- what you need to know
  • Maximizing IRF reimbursement, IGCs and CMS 13
  • Common Rehab coding challenges
  • Ensuring proper coding acuity and avoiding RAC denials
  • Questions

Presenter: Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR