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Improve Documentation and Coding for Injections and Infusions - On-Demand

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Improve Documentation and Coding for Injections and Infusions - On-Demand

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Presented on:
January 18, 2017

Presented by:
Jugna Shah, MPH 
Valerie Rinkle, MPA 

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How to properly document, charge, and code drug administration services (injections and infusions) continues to generate questions for most hospitals because the services are frequent and performed in numerous departments on numerous types of patients. Revenue integrity relies on orders, nurse documentation, correctly applying coding concepts, and capturing charges based on documentation.

Use this annual 90-minute webinar on-demand for a comprehensive review of the revenue integrity concepts applicable to drug administration services. During this program, expert speakers Jugna Shah, MPH, and Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA, will review the impact of 2017 OPPS updates on drug administration payments, potential audit targets related to drug administration, and frequently asked questions.

At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to: 

  • Explain key concepts for correct injection and infusion coding 
  • Discuss the impact of CMS' 2017 OPPS changes on drug administration payments, including the elimination of an APC 
  • Determine appropriate uses of various modifiers 
  • Determine high-risk audit issues 


  • Review facility reporting CPT coding and billing hierarchy rules 
  • Provide answers to questions for specific coding and billing scenarios 
  • Tips for improving electronic medical records 
  • Impact of CMS' 2017 payment rates and packaging 
  • Live Q&A 

Who Should Listen? 

  • HIM directors and managers 
  • Coders 
  • Coding staff 
  • Billing staff 
  • Medical records staff 
  • Revenue cycle coordinators 
  • Chargemaster coordinators 
  • Auditors 
  • Chemotherapy and infusion center staff

Continuing Education

(Live + On Demand) -This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEH’s for this webinar expires on: 1/31/2018)

(Live + On Demand) - This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEU’s for this webinar expires on: 1/18/2018)

Meet the Speakers 

Jugna Shah, MPH, is the president and founder of Nimitt Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in case-mix payment system design, development, and implementation. She has extensive experience working with providers on the ongoing clinical, operational, and financial implications of Medicare’s OPPS based on APCs. She has educated and audited numerous hospitals on their drug administration coding and billing practices. She has contributed to several books and numerous OPPS/APC articles over the past 12 years. She is also a contributing editor of HCPro's Briefings on APCs.

Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA, is a lead regulatory specialist and instructor for HCPro's Revenue Integrity and Chargemaster Boot Camp®, as well as an instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp®—Hospital Version and Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version. Rinkle is a former hospital revenue cycle director and has over 30 years in the healthcare industry, including over 12 years of consulting experience in which she has spoken and advised on effective operational solutions for compliance with Medicare coverage, payment, and coding regulations. 

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 

To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following: 

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version is now available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $259 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $259 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email if you have questions.