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Virtual Training: Anesthesia & Pain Management Coding & Billing Update

Live Virtual: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Maximize your anesthesia and pain management coding efficiency and conquer the most perplexing billing, coding, and compliance issues. Learn from our expert speakers as they provide you with important information and key updates about your medical practice specialty coding. You’ll get a 2022 CPT®, physician fee schedule, and E/M update, as well as a primer on the anatomical knowledge you need to accurately code and bill claims.

BONUS: All attendees of the in-person Anesthesia and/or Pain Management Symposium will receive complimentary registration to this specialty coding virtual training!

After attending this virtual training, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how to connect anatomical terms to the codes you report on a regular basis and how to get the information you need from clinicians
  • Explain the 2022 CPT update for anesthesia and pain management procedures
  • Explain the 2022 physician fee schedule, including new regulations, coverage decisions for new and revised codes, and the conversion factors that will control your revenue in 2022
  • Describe how to handle new 2021 E/M office visit rules and implement a plan for the new wave of changes that will hit E/M encounters in other settings in 2023

This is your opportunity to purchase and train on multiple specialty tracks:


Virtual Training: Anesthesia & Pain Management Coding & Billing Update

Agenda: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

*All times are in Eastern Time

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Anatomical Know-How: Boost Coding, Improve Communication With Clinicians
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, and Laura McNeill, MD
You don’t need medical training to code and bill claims, but you do need anatomical knowledge to decipher notes, spot missing information, and ensure your claim submissions are accurate. Join a board-certified anesthesiologist and a coding/compliance specialist for an anatomical session designed for coders. At the end of the session, you’ll know how to connect anatomical terms to the codes you report on a regular basis and how to get the information you need from clinicians with a minimum of confusion. In addition, you’ll find it easier to learn about new procedures and techniques.

11:55 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
2022 CPT Update for Anesthesia and Pain Management
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, and Laura McNeill, MD
Six new anesthesia codes and two new codes for minimally invasive treatment of chronic low back pain are some of the changes in store for 2022. During this specialty-specific presentation, our physician/coder team will guide you through every change that will impact your practice. You’ll start the new year ready to accurately report new procedures and train your clinical staff to produce documentation that speeds up coding and stands up to audits.

12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Live Q&A With the Experts
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, and Laura McNeill, MD
Now’s your chance to ask your questions of our expert speakers. Send questions to our speakers through the virtual event platform and hear answers live!

1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
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1:40 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Physician Fee Schedule 2022: We’ve Sifted Through the Rule So You Don’t Have To
Julia Kyles, CPC
If you don’t have time to read the 1,000+ pages of the Medicare physician fee schedule and don’t want to expose your practice to denials and missed revenue opportunities, come to this 45-minute session to discover exactly what you need to know to prepare for the new year and not one more word. When this session ends, you’ll be able to explain the new regulations, coverage decisions for new and revised codes, and the conversion factors that will control your revenue in 2022.

2:35 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
E/M for Your Practice: Make Sense of MDM and Prepare for More Changes
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC
The first year of the new guidelines for office and other outpatient visits was not without its wrinkles. This session will focus on medical decision-making and show you how to iron out lingering questions about the new coding guidelines. We’ll wrap up with guidance on how to start your game plan for the new wave of changes that will hit E/M encounters in other settings in 2023.

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Live Q&A With the Experts
Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, and Julia Kyles, CPC
Now’s your chance to ask your questions of our expert speakers. Send questions to our speakers through the virtual event platform and hear answers live!

4:00 p.m.
— Virtual Event Adjourns —

Virtual Training: Anesthesia & Pain Management Coding & Billing Update

Speakers

Marcy Garuccio Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, has a career that spans more than three decades and is built on a strong anesthesia foundation. She uses her years of experience in both the clinical and consulting arenas to explain the complexities of coding, billing, documentation, and compliance regulations such as HIPAA to clinicians and coders. Her medical consulting company provides a full suite of services, with a concentration in auditing and quality, and extends to practice management review and office policy creation. She has written articles for AAPC and has presented webinars for AAPC and DecisionHealth. She also is a speaker for DecisionHealth’s annual conferences.
Julia Kyles Julia Kyles, CPC, joined the DecisionHealth editorial team in 2000. In that time she has written a wide range of articles and books for DecisionHealth including the Anesthesia & Pain Coder’s Pink Sheet and Pain Management Coding Answers. She also develops the agendas for the annual anesthesia and pain management conferences. To improve her coding knowledge and better understand her readers, Julia joined the AAPC and received her CPC certification in 2015.
Laura McNeill Laura McNeill, MD, has been a private practice anesthesiologist for more than 20 years and currently works on the cardiac anesthesia team at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Before embarking on a clinical career, she worked as a medical research technician at the University of Pittsburgh and Chicago Children’s Hospital. She attended medical school at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago and served her rotating internship at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois. Following her anesthesia residency at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Chicago Hospitals, Dr. McNeill studied cardiothoracic anesthesia for six months at Allegheny General Hospital.

Virtual Training: Anesthesia & Pain Management Coding & Billing Update

Pricing

Retail price: $299.00

Bundled Pricing Offers/Packages with the following Med Practice virtual offerings:

  • 2 virtual events 20% off: $473.00
  • 3 virtual events 30% off: $628.00

Group pricing is as follows:

  • 4–10 attendees = each attendee receives 10% off retail price
  • 11–15 attendees = each attendee receives 15% off retail price
  • 16–20 attendees = each attendee receives 20% off retail price
  • 21+ attendees = each attendees receive 25% off retail price

Virtual Training: Anesthesia & Pain Management Coding & Billing Update

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Continuing Education

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