Home > Specialty > Respiratory Therapy >

2019 Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement & Compliance Update

2019 Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement & Compliance Update Webcast Image

Alternative Views:

  • 1.5 CRCE

Clear up your questions and confusion regarding coding, billing and documentation for respiratory therapy/pulmonary function and sleep study services, while learning about key changes for 2019.

Download Order Form
Price: $240.00

Product Code: ART

Webcast Format*:

Description Biography Continuing Education

Do you believe your claims for respiratory therapy/pulmonary function or sleep study services will be shielded from denials or auditor action in 2019? You may want to reconsider, based on the analysis of our RT/PFT/sleep studies coding, billing and compliance expert, Robin Zweifel. Better yet, join us for this much-anticipated webcast, and get all the details from Robin herself. Find out exactly why your payments may be in jeopardy and what the auditors are targeting, from incorrect coding and misuse of modifiers to missing documentation. She'll explain what you need to do to protect your revenues and stay compliant, with a special focus on common problem areas. Also, learn about key changes for 2019 and action steps to make sure you're on the right track.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand 2019 CPT® code changes and coding guidelines specific to RT/PFT, including coding and documentation requirements for pulmonary stress tests and exercise testing for bronchospasm
  • How to improve documentation and coding for sleep study procedures that come with a high risk for noncompliance, claim denials and payment recovery
  • How to reduce your billing risks for preventive services and inhalation therapy
  • Documentation and coding requirements for inhalation therapy when multiple sequential treatments are required; includes clarification of "measurable units"
  • How to correctly interpret coding guidance applicable to intrapulmonary percussive ventilation, positive expiratory pressure therapy, peak expiratory flow rate and the use of a mechanical vibration device
  • Interpretation of AMA CPT guidelines in determining start and stop times for the billing of mechanical ventilation management
  • Proper application of ICD-10 rules and how to identify and prevent the medical necessity risks associated with pulmonary rehab
  • Time permitting, answers to attendee questions

CPT ® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.