Critical Care 2022: Make Sure Your Medicare Claims Meet the New Coding and Billing Rules

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Critical Care 2022: Make Sure Your Medicare Claims Meet the New Coding and Billing Rules

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Critical Care 2022: Make Sure Your Medicare Claims Meet the New Coding and Billing Rules

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Presented on: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: Scott Kraft, CPMA, CPC, Auditing Specialist – Compliance, DoctorsManagement

Medicare gave its rules for critical care services a major upgrade this year. The changes include new time requirements for critical care services, split/shared services for critical care, and a new modifier for critical care services during the global surgery period. Register for this 60-minute presentation to make sure your critical care claims meet the new billing and coding rules. 

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

  • Train providers and office staff to follow Medicare’s new rules for critical care services, including split/shared services
  • Review charts and make sure the documentation supports the group’s critical care claims
  • Appropriately apply modifiers -FS (split or shared E/M visit) and -FT (separate, unrelated E/M) to critical care services

Agenda

  • Walk through the new rule
    • New, revised, and clarified definitions and requirements
    • The difference between Medicare’s rule and CPT® guidelines
  • Split/shared for critical care—make the most of your group’s care team
    • Activities that count toward split/shared encounters
    • Calculating time for the substantive portion
    • Documentation requirements
    • Modifier -FS
  • Other critical care service requirements
    • Critical care and same-day E/M visits
    • Critical care during a global surgical period
    • Modifier -FT
  • Live Q&A

 

Who Should Listen?

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Compliance staff
  • Consultants

Meet the Speaker

Scott KraftScott Kraft, CPMA, CPC, has worked in the healthcare industry since 2002. He is an auditor for DoctorsManagement and creates content for the firm’s educational division. Kraft oversees the quality assurance process for client audits. He brings extensive experience in more than 30 specialties and is passionate about helping physicians and physician practices achieve success and financial integrity by ensuring that services are billed correctly and physicians and administrators are trained to document thoroughly. Prior to joining DoctorsManagement, Kraft was director of content management for DecisionHealth, where he developed content strategy and oversaw the distribution of its award-winning publications, audios, and live conferences for physician practice leaders.

Continuing Education

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1 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 credits for this webinar expires on: 05/31/2023

BMSC
This program is approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC) for 1 CEU(s).

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 05/16/2023

Instructions

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 or Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: Access audio/video streaming from any browser on a computer, mobile, or tablet device

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. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version will be 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 $199 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $199 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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