Podiatry, DME, Physical Therapy & Orthopedic Coding & Billing Updates 2024

Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC, COSC

Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC, COSC

Stephanie has worked in the medical, billing and coding industry for nearly 20 years. It is truly her passion. Stephanie works closely with small and large private practices to audit and collaboratively improve their revenue stream. She prides herself in her dedication to her clients and has built a team of incredible billers and coders to...
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May 23, 2024
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180 Mins

Session 1 - 2024 Coding & Billing Updates for Orthopedi | Speaker - Stephanie Thomas | 60 Mins

Stay ahead of the curve in 2024 with the latest updates in Orthopedics coding and ASC procedures. The AMA has introduced new guidelines for Evaluation and Management codes, and descriptions have been updated for accuracy. It's crucial for providers and their teams to stay informed to ensure accurate documentation and coding practices.

Join Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC, COSC, as she covers the essential changes and updates for 2024 in CPT and ICD-10 coding, along with key insights from specific payers on Orthopedic topics. This webinar promises to be a must-attend event for anyone in the field. Don't miss out!

Session Highlights:

  • Discover the latest updates to CPT codes for 2024.
  • ICD 10 updates-make sure your diagnosis codes are accurate
  • Explore the latest payer updates for Orthopedics, including policies and denial topics.
  • Get the latest updates and documentation tips for Evaluation and Management in Orthopedics.
  • Tips for self-auditing
  • Q&A session-bring your hard questions.

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Session 2 - Podiatry and DME Coding Changes and Guidelines for 2024 | Lynn M. Anderanin | 60 Mins

Medicare and other insurance carriers have specific guidelines for documenting, dispensing, and billing for Durable Medical Equipment (DME). Inadequate DME management processes can lead to financial challenges for healthcare facilities. This webinar aims to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements and processes involved in DME dispensing to help turn it into a profitable endeavor.

Industry expert Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, will lead the session, covering significant updates to CPT® in Podiatry for 2024. Attendees will gain insights into current Medicare guidelines for Podiatry and learn about the new codes from the AMA's viewpoint, helping them understand code usage and compliance. The session will also provide the latest information on Medicare policies regarding foot care.

Session Highlights:

  • Revisions to the bunion code description for clarification.
  • When do the Q modifiers need to be added to procedures related to foot care.
  • Obtaining the appropriate treating physician information and reporting it on Podiatry claims.
  • Looking at the payable diagnosis(es) codes for podiatry services.
  • Review of the 2021/2023 E/M Guidelines as well as 2024 revisions
  • Know what is needed to meet the Medicare Standard Documentation guidelines that recently changed
  • Understand how to assign the appropriate codes for billing purposed
  • Gain knowledge in the medical necessity requirements for DME
  • Apply the Reasonable Useful Life of DME
  • Use PDAC for items dispensed to Medicare patients

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Session 3 -  Coding & Billing For Physical Therapy - 2024 Updates | Speaker - Lynn M. Anderanin | 60 Mins

Every year, there are updates to critical aspects of billing and coding, such as the CPT® codes and the Medicare Physicians Fee Schedule. In 2024, a new method for reporting caregiver training has been introduced, leading to some confusion regarding the assignment of modifiers for procedures involving assistants. Additionally, there are annual updates to Medicare policies for therapy, including new threshold limits and the "always therapy" listing, which also require the use of modifiers.

This session, led by Lynn M. Anderanin, will address these issues for 2024. Specifically, she will examine changes in therapy related to caregiver training and the assessment of assistant involvement, with a focus on the proper use of modifiers. The webinar will also cover the Physicians Fee Schedule Final Rule for 2024 and provide updates on any other changes from CMS.

Session Highlights:

  • Therapy Assistants
  • Caregiver Training
  • Annual Therapy List
  • Threshold Limits for Medicare patients
  • The correct use of modifiers GP, GO, KX, CQ, CP
  • Necessary documentation for therapy
  • Updates from the CMS 2024 Physicians Fee Schedule

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This is a combo of 3 webinars

Who Should Attend

Billers, coders, physicians, podiatrist, nurses, nurse practitioners, surgery schedulers, collectors, insurance claims representatives, insurance claims processors, medical assistants, prior authorization specialists, Providers, medical staff including but not limited to: front desk, scheduling, pre authorization, billers, Management, Administrators, third party billing company staff, medical assistants

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