2020 CPT Code Changes

January 30, 2020
10:00 – 11:30 AM HST

Learning Objectives:

1.Outline the E&M, Surgery and Radiology CPT changes for 2020.
2.Review guideline changes and other coding instructional updates.
3.Link knowledge about anatomy and surgical procedures to key CPT code changes.

Speaker: Natalie Sartori, M.ED., RHIA

Data Analytics Webinar Series: Visualizing Healthcare Data Using MS Excel and Tableau Public

February 18, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

February 25, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

This 2-part webinar series will offer a hands-on experience to analyze and visualize healthcare data. The sessions will explore the utility of MS Excel and Tableau Public to prepare data for analysis, create data summaries, and apply data visualization to create meaningful insights. Instructions on how to download and install the software will be provided. The data files will also be included ahead of time. Each webinar will be one hour in length.

The first webinar will explore the use of MS Excel and offer the following:

• Preparing data using MS Excel
• Develop data summaries using functions
• Develop data summaries using PivotTables
• Create visual displays of data using PivotCharts

The second webinar will explore data visualization in the Tableau Public environment and offer the following:

• Preparing data using Tableau Public
• Develop tabular data summaries using Tableau
• Develop graphical data summaries using Tableau
• Create interactive dashboards

Speaker: David Marc, PhD, CHDA and Ryan Sandefer, PhD

Coding Roundtable – February 2020

February 29, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT

Aneurysms: Coding beyond the Basics
Michelle Galindo, RHIA, CCS, CPC

The 4 C’s: Coding Congenital Cardiac Conditions (and other heart diseases)
Heather Guscott, MS, RHIA

Guidance from Coding Clinic
Crystal Champaigne, RHIA, CCS, CRC

Onsite and Webinar available.

The Value of a Complete Quality Auditing Program

June 18, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

The dynamics of coding audits has shifted since ICD-10. With the shift comes changes in procedures, coding patterns and trends. Auditing offers an ideal avenue to understand and influence overall patient health, improve clinical documentation and enhance the fiscal health of a health care organization. This provides visibility and understanding of what areas need improvements and corrections.

Providers can help increase accurate reimbursement in a faster turnaround time and provide valuable education to your coders at the same time through auditing provider’s documentation in ensure accurate coding for billing. By reviewing where provider’s, can improve will provide deep insight into process improvement.

Objectives:

  • Learn how your organization can achieve financial success, quality outcomes and avoid costly penalties.
  • Discover how to build a coding audit program with the breadth and depth that fits your organization.
  • Learn to incorporate a variety of chart selection methodologies into your program that result in the most complete, well-rounded compliance program.
  • Review how documentation must support the DX listed on 1500-ICD-10 to provide greater specificity to ensure capturing appropriate codes
  • Understand that coding applied by EHR systems is not always accurate and how to ensure accuracy.

Outline

  • How can your organization achieve financial success, quality outcomes and avoid costly penalties
  • How to build an effective audit program that fits your organization
  • Chart selection
  • Review documentation to support 1500 data
  • Understanding how to ensure EHR systems are coding your correctly

 

Speaker: Angela J. Knight

2020 CPT Changes

Published: December 12, 2019

This webinar will help you:

  • Recognize the 394 changes in CPT for 2020.
  • Understand the rationale behind each change.
  • Apply knowledge learned in day to day practice.
  • Demonstrate the role Clinical Documentation improvement plays in the coding process.

Who should attend this webinar?

Practice Managers, Revenue Cycle Managers, Billing Managers, Coding Specialists and Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals

Speaker: Dr. Lisa L Campbell, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, CRC, CPC-I