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2019 Nuclear Medicine Coding, Reimbursement & Compliance Review

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Gain confidence that you're being fully and appropriately paid for nuclear medicine services. We'll help you get there by teaching you compliant coding and billing.

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Price: $240.00

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What are the changes to nuclear medicine codes for 2019? How will payment changes affect your bottom line? And will your staff finally be able to get a grip on the complexities and areas of confusion that put revenues and compliance at risk? If you need answers to these questions, you need this MedLearn Publishing webcast! Using easy-to-understand language, our long-time nuclear medicine coding expert, Donna Richmond, will guide you through 2019 key changes and walk you around high-risk coding, charge capture and billing pitfalls.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explanations of any 2019 CPT® code changes specific to nuclear medicine, including radiopharmaceuticals, plus a general review of nuclear medicine coding
  • Familiarize yourself with any nuclear medicine payment changes and the impact on providers in the facility, physician and IDTF settings
  • Finding and understanding edits — National Correct Coding Initiative and others — relevant to nuclear medicine
  • Discussion of national and local coverage determinations applicable to nuclear medicine exams
  • Help with areas of difficulty or confusion, such as CCI edits for radiopharmaceuticals and the documentation required for limited and complete codes
  • Coding guidelines for cardiac PET and other nuclear medicine exams
  • How to report and charge for missed or discontinued appointments
  • Case examples, using dictated reports, to illustrate common coding scenarios and reinforce key concepts
  • Time permitting, answers to attendee questions

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