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2017 Radiology Coding Update

Once again, the New Year is bringing major changes to radiology coding. And, once again, Jeff Majchrzak will provide his unique brand of enlightenment and action steps to help you achieve accurate coding and billing in 2017.

Price: $299.00


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For anyone involved with radiology coding, take note: History is repeating itself in 2017. Expect significant and sweeping changes affecting both diagnostic imaging and transcatheter therapy services. For many years, our annual update webcast has been the "place to go" for gaining a rock-solid understanding of what the changes are, the impact on your facility and how you need to prepare. It still is so register today! Highlights:

  • WHAT'S NEW FOR 2017, including numerous updates to codes, definitions and rules; will discuss deleted, new and revised code choices for these and other procedures:
    • Arterial and venous angioplasty
    • Venous ablation
    • Diagnostic imaging and transcatheter interventions for vascular dialysis services
    • Uterine fibroid ablation
    • Mammography with CAD
    • Tactile breast imaging
    • Contrast echocardiography
    • Pain management procedures
    • Screening aortic ultrasound
    • Noninvasive venous physiologic studies
    • Fluoroscopy coding
    • Biliary interventions
    • Paravertebral facet joint nerve destruction
  • How your facility will be affected by the 2017 changes, along with recommended action steps to keep you in compliance
  • Updates on the continuing movement toward more packaging/collapsing of codes for radiologic procedures
  • 2017 payment and RVU information, including descriptions, tips and guidelines
  • Late-breaking updates from CMS and other sources regarding new information and initiatives, supplemented with analysis and insights