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2017 Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement & Compliance Update


Find out how respiratory therapy updates to APC payment rates, CPT Code 94640 Inhalation Treatments, and more could impact you in 2017.

Price: $240.00


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Resolve questions and confusion surrounding the coding, billing, and payment updates of respiratory therapy services this year. With our help, you’ll be able to apply and utilize this webcast for regulatory updates, HCPCS/CPT® codes, payment rates, billing, and much more. Take a look at the webcasts agenda:

  • OPPS Regulatory Update — payment packaging into primary service, comprehensive – APC packaging of observation, HCPCS code status indicators, endoscopy APC payments, airways endoscopy APCs, and site-neutral payment for off-campus PBDs.
  • HCPCS/CPT Codes & Payment Rates — ventilation assist and management, spirometry, pulmonary function, stress tests, inhalation therapy, “hands on/mechanical” breathing treatment, oxygen uptake/diffusion studies, oximetry/CO studies, and pediatric/unlisted services.
  • Billing Focus — CPT code 94640 inhalation treatments, oxygen therapies, room and board charges, pulmonary rehabilitation services, pulmonary rehabilitation APC revisions, and smoking cessation.
  • Documentation/Coding Tips — CPT/HCPCS reporting, procedure descriptors, billable units, and pricing.
  • Claims Edit Resolution — Modifier -59 update, modifier usage, NCCI edits, and documenting medical necessity.

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