2019 Gastroenterology Updates Webinar

Wednesday December 12th, 1pm EST

Webinar Topics

Learning Objectives:

  • Coders are having trouble getting paid for multiple endoscopies at the same encounter
  • Modifiers are tricky for GI coding, we will give them the solutions for claim success
  • Screening colonoscopy definitions are all over the place with payers, we clarify the compliant way to report
  • The new Medicare Proposed Fee Schedule Changes will have major financial impact for GI they may not be aware of
  • Medicare 2019 updates will be discussed
  • Appropriate modifiers for endoscopy procedures instructed not only with PPT but with actual procedure reports
  • AGA and Medicare positions on Screening Colonoscopies will be addressed, along with Private payer discussions

Session Highlights:

  • Screening Colonoscopies
  • Moderate Sedation vs General Sedation Coding
  • Lower GI Endoscopy Coding
  • Upper GI Endoscopy Coding
  • When multiple procedures are performed on the same date, how to get paid for both
  • Modifier usage for the Gastroenterology specialty

Attendees will be able to relate to their daily work flow with the presenter taking them through not only the coding updates, but also some “extras” that many attendees may not know they can capture. They will be given tools for success in their Gastro coding processes, when a screening is definitely a screening, how to link ICD-10-CM codes to the appropriate line item for billing success, attendees will be more comfortable navigating through their CPT book for direction on coding.

The training format is an online webinar conducted through GoToTraining. CEU certificates will be awarded upon completion of a short online quiz.

  • Estimated Length: 1.5 Hours
  • Worth: 3 CEUs

Click here to view the entire live webinar continuing education course listing through MMI.

Details on Training

Course Details

Attendees will be able to relate to their daily work flow with the presenter taking them through not only the coding updates, but also some “extras” that many attendees may not know they can capture. They will be given tools for success in their Gastro coding processes, when a screening is definitely a screening, how to link ICD-10-CM codes to the appropriate line item for billing success, attendees will be more comfortable navigating through their CPT book for direction on coding.

About the Instructor

About the Instructor

Ms. Terry Fletcher is a Healthcare Coding & Billing Consultant based in Southern California. With over 30-years experience, Ms. Fletcher is an Editorial Board Member for ICD10Monitor.com, a coding, billing and reimbursement educator for McVey Seminars, MGMA, Audio Educator, AAPC, AHIMA, Medlearn, DecisionHealth LLC, MMI and her company Terry Fletcher Consulting, Inc., teaching over 100 specialty coding Seminars, Teleconferences and Webinars every year. Terry is a practice auditor for multiple medical specialty physician’s practices around the country. You can find her award winning, #1 Podcast series “CodeCastTM Podcast” on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher,
TuneIn, YouTube and GooglePlay, focusing on Physician Coding, Billing, Reimbursement, compliance, and Medical industry revenue opportunities. Terry holds a bachelor’s degree (BS) in economics, multiple certifications in coding, and her proficiency certification in ICD-10-CM: BS, CPC, CCC, CEMC, SCP-CA, ACS-CA, CCS-P, CCS, CMSCS, CMCS, CMC, QMC. Her coding and reimbursement specialties include: Cardiology, Peripheral-Cardiology, Gastroenterology, E/M Auditing, Allergy/Immunology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, OBGYN, Neurology, Interventional Radiology and Telemedicine Services.

Online Training Format

Online Training Format

After registering for the webinar by purchasing online, our Member Services Team will give you registration instructions for the learning  platform Absorb Learning Site.

After watching the webinar, you will be directed to answer a short questionnaire and to receive your printable CEU certificate.

MMI Member Pricing

MMI Member Pricing

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