Medicare 4th Quarter Updates Webinar

Tuesday December 11th, 1pm EST

Webinar Topics

Learning Objectives:

  • Proposed PF changes for 2019 will impact all specialties who code for E/M services
  • Telehealth Services are on the rise, what is Medicare’s position for the end of 2018 and 2019?
  • Attendees do not always look for their updates, we will give them what they need for 2019
  • Medicare Part A vs Part B updates can sometimes be confusing and we will make sure that it is understand what applies to each of them

Session Highlights:

  • Drastic pay reductions coming for one of the largest Medicare Replacement Plans.
  • New Patient relationship modifiers for Medicare patients.
  • MIPS new standard for performance bonuses.
  • Fee Schedule updates.
  • EHR certification regulations
  • ACP and how to capture those services, technically and effectively.
  • Smoking Cessation codes now waive share of cost…BUT still have rules.
  • NPP billing updates.
  • EKG documentation updates.
  • New Taxotomy codes 2019

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 Outline

Learning Objectives:

  • Proposed PF changes for 2019 will impact all specialties who code for E/M services
  • Telehealth Services are on the rise, what is Medicare’s position for the end of 2018 and 2019?
  • Attendees do not always look for their updates, we will give them what they need for 2019
  • Medicare Part A vs Part B updates confuses coders and billers. We will make sure they understand what applies to them.

Session Highlights:

  • Drastic pay reductions coming for one of the largest Medicare Replacement Plans.
  • New Patient relationship modifiers for Medicare patients.
  • MIPS new standard for performance bonuses.
  • Fee Schedule updates.
  • EHR certification regulations
  • ACP and how to capture those services, technically and effectively.
  • Smoking Cessation codes now waive share of cost…BUT still have rules.
  • NPP billing updates.
  • EKG documentation updates.
  • New Taxotomy codes 2019
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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