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2017 Cardiology Reimbursement & Compliance Update

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Find out how the new Cardiology CPT® Changes, Modifiers and Moderate (Conscious) Sedation updates impact you!

Price: $240.00


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Receive rock-solid guidance on the many coding changes, documentation requirements for various coding scenarios, the appropriate use of add-on codes, and modifiers for the year. Our overriding focus is on helping you safeguard your revenues and avoid regulatory issues. Take a look at the webcasts agenda:

  • 2017 CPT® Changes
    • 149 New Codes (93 Category I, 56 Category III)
    • 79 Deleted Codes (64 Category I, 15 Category II)
    • 497 Revised Codes (481 Category I, 1 Category II, 15 Category III)
    • New Modifier 95
  • Code Changes and Revisions, including additions, deletions, category updates, and tips to the following —
    • Moderate (Conscious) Sedation
    • Percutaneous Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage with Endocardial Implant
    • Aortic Valvuloplasty
    • Transluminal Balloon Angioplasty (including Artery and Vein)
    • Transcatheter Closure of Paravalvular Leak (PVL)
    • Cardiac Contractility Modulation Systems (CCM)
    • Aortic Counterpulsation Ventricular Assist Device
    • Myocardial Perfusion Echocardiogram
  • Common Coding Issues (Diagnostic/PCI) with Modifier -59 instruction and guidance
  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiogram documentation issues
  • Poor Cardiology Practices — packaged procedures, APC payments, CMS updates and more.

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