This is a comprehensive CPT coding course with full instructions and review of terminology, guidelines, basic anatomy & body system functions in relation to CPT codebook chapters. Practice exercises included.
Learn current guidelines to improve claim accuracy, reduce denials, audit scrutiny, and help ensure that providers receive correct reimbursement. Participants will receive up-to-date instruction on guidelines that third-party payers expect coders to follow in order to pay claims. The instructor will explain terminology such as fragmenting, bundling, and unbundling of codes.
MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CMCA-E/M, CEMA
Pam has more than 20 years of medical practice management, coding, reimbursement and compliance experience. She has managed in medical practices ranging from single to multi-specialty groups, including ASC. She is an advocate of process improvement and maximizing and empowering your employees to bring about the "best practice" results for your organization. She received her Master's in Management from University of Phoenix. She maintains memberships in professional organizations to support her continuing cycle of learning in the ever-changing healthcare industry. Prior to joining the PMI Instructor team she was an Adjunct Instructor and served on three advisory boards at a community college in San Antonio.
This program will benefit providers and coding, billing and clinical staff responsible for assuring proper CPT code selection. Participants in this program with learn to apply current CPT coding guidleines to difficult coding scenarios. Hands on practice exercises in each chapter of CPT will solidy new knowledge.
This course is suitable for physicians, compliance, auditing, management, coding and clinical staff. Participants will need to reference a current CPT code set manual for portions of this course.
The course includes 20 pre-recorded instructional segments and a digital course manual with an answer key.
Recorded: May/June 2018