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Reduce Your Risks in Nuclear Medicine Coding & Documentation

Get paid correctly, avoid the audits in nuclear medicine & PET procedures as we explore high-risk practices and the corrective action you should take to get paid appropriately and avoid audits.

Price: $229.00


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Audits by our consultants, coupled with questions from our customers, have revealed significant issues with nuclear medicine coding and documentation issues that can lead to incorrect payment and the potential for action by external auditors. Why take any chances with your revenue and good standing with payers? In this new MedLearn Publishing webcast, nuclear medicine expert Donna Richmond shares high-risk coding and documentation practices, encompassing nuclear medicine and PET procedures. She'll also explain, in clear-cut terms, how to reduce your risks in each of these areas.

Learn how to prevent costly coding and documentation issues for nuclear medicine & PET procedures. Highlights:

  • Establishing medical necessity, including a review of LCDs from various Medicare administrative contractors and their requirements for frequency, limitations/indications and coding
  • Understanding the reasons behind CCI edits related to nuclear medicine procedures and especially radiopharmaceuticals
  • How to correctly code for exams that present a high risk for errors, such as ventilation/perfusion scans, hepatobiliary scans and mestatic thyroid scans
  • PET pitfalls and how to prevent them, addressing issues with documentation, coding and modifier usage
  • A special focus on PET scans for oncologic indications NCDs and LCDs, modifiers PI and PS, documentation essentials, ICD-10-CM and CPT®/HCPCS coding guidelines and more
  • Q&A opportunity our presenter will answer as many questions as time permits

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