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2019 Cardiology Reimbursement & Compliance Update

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Make the most of your valuable time with our annual webcast! Besides getting the scoop on 2019 cardiology code changes, you'll learn how to navigate around common coding and documentation pitfalls.

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Do you have a firm grip on the cardiology code changes for 2019 and their impact on your revenue picture? Are you ready to take control of those nagging issues that put your facility at risk for claim denials, underpayment or auditor action? It's all covered in our annual webcast! In just 90 minutes, you'll gain actionable knowledge that will get your cardiology coding, charge capture and billing on the right track for 2019 — helping you stay compliant, reduce your risks and receive the full, appropriate reimbursement for your services.

Learning Objectives:

  • A close look at any 2019 CPT®/HCPCS code changes specific to cardiology, as well as abdominal aortography, peripheral procedures and selective renal studies
  • Updates to Medicare payment policies for 2019 and the impact on cardiology service providers
  • National Correct Coding Initiative changes pertaining to cardiology services
  • Guidance with areas of difficulty and confusion, including:
    • Coding of cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary interventions and peripheral procedures
    • When it's appropriate to report supravalvular aortography with coronary angiography
    • Acute myocardial infarction interventions — missed revenue opportunities and over-billing
    • Insufficient documentation for reporting diagnostic coronary angiograms, staged interventions and additional work during a cardiac catheterization
    • Noncompliant dictated report templates
    • Incorrect application of modifiers due to NCCI edits
  • Case examples that reinforce key points and clarify common areas of confusion
  • Time permitting, answers to attendee questions

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