Online Training Course

Prod ID: 293
Coding & Billing for Endocrinology

Learn current news impacting endocrinology reimbursement, including Telemedicine services and the 2021 E/M code and guideline changes.

CEUs

1

Length

60 min

Price

$99

Endocrinology billing is complex and requires an in-depth knowledge of diagnostic and procedural coding to successfully secure proper reimbursement. The instructor will guide participants through accurate coding for the thyroid and endocrine glands.

Libby Purser

CHI, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC, CRC


Libby has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years. She is a Billing and Coding Manager for a multi-specialty provider network of more than 55 physicians where she has worked for 16 years. Prior to working as a physician biller she worked on the payer side for a nationally recognized insurance company.

Libby is Senior Instructor at the University of North Texas Medical Billing Specialist programs where she has worked for 15 years. She finds great satisfaction in teaching and sharing her knowledge of billing and coding. She has presented seminars to physician groups on numerous billing and coding topics including E & M, Modifiers and Medicare Reimbursement. She is a Certified ICD-10 Instructor, a Certified Healthcare Instructor (CHI) and holds three PMI credentials (CMC/CMIS/CMOM) through PMI. Additionally, she is a Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC), and Certified Professional Coder (CPC). She serves as an Advisory Board Member for Practice Management Institute and Everest College.

Libby has made many valuable content contributions to the PMI curriculum. She was recently appointed PMI's National Director of Associate Faculty Development and is presently building a team of Associate Faculty. She has been recognized by Practice Management Institute four times (2010, 2012, 2013, and 2015) for her outstanding contributions as an Associate Instructor.

Prior to her work with the University of North Texas and PMI, Libby ran her own billing and consulting firm. Her expertise consisted of keeping her clients abreast of the latest coding updates, and government rules and regulations for correct reimbursement.

This program instructs students on proper coding and how to avoid inadvertent fraudulent coding practices like overcoding, undercoding, unbundling and upcoding in the endocrinology practice.

Coding expert Libby Purser provides a detailed review of proper coding for procedures of the thyroid and other endocrine glands including incisions, exploration, excisions and biopsies of the pineal gland, pituitary gland, thymus and adrenal glands. Improve your confidence that your providers are being paid on the first claim's pass for diabetes education, studies, tests and therapies provided. Receive guidance regarding ICD-10 coding for Diabetes to greatest specificity to reduce denials and updated HCC codes. Know where to find the medical policies and reimbursement guidance from federal and private payers.

Highlights:

  • Coding metabolic and nutritional deficiency conditions
  • Billing for glucose monitoring
  • Reduce claim denials and rejections
  • Proper modifier usage

Course includes 6 months On Demand access to pre-recorded instructional segment and a digital PowerPoint handout.

Comments from past participants:

"I found this webinar to be extremely informative on coding and handling denials of endocrinology claims. The presenter explained a great deal about utilizing proper ICD-10 codes for this specialty."

"Excellent program. It was informative, comprehensive and kept my attention."

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