Updating hcpcs manual
Why should you Attend: Coders today use HCPCS codes to represent medical procedures to Medicare, Medicaid and several other third-party payers.
To accurately and compliantly code during the changes taking effect January 1, 2018, all coding and HIM professionals as well as Revenue Cycle Managers should stay abreast of the changes.
Examples would be denial of related claims or lack of response to an ADR that cannot be automated.
These types of reviews do not require clinical judgment.
Amy is also a contributing educator for a new program developed by the AAPC providing webinars to help coders continue their CEU credits for the year and also provide on-demand high-level questions and answers in real-time format.
Amy also taught several ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS courses from 2014-2016, providing her local hospitals, physicians and coding staff the education needed for the implementation of ICD-10.
This hour-long presentation will navigate you through the changes per each chapter of the CPT and HCPCS manuals.
She also serves as an interim instructor for her local college and serves under the Volunteers of America, providing Medical Billing and Coding instruction. Pritchett has served on the development team for Meditech electronic medical record software and has developed several programs for AAPC and The Coding Institute.First, in June 2017 Medicare released Transmittal 721 which became effective July 11, 2017 and updates Medicare medical review instructions in the Medicare Program Integrity Manual (PIM).