Overview of Medicare’s changes for calendar year 2020

Product Id : HE202
Instructor : Jan Rasmussen
Jan 09, 2020 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

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CMS has for the last several years focused proposed changes on high value care for patients instead of cumbersome paperwork.  This session will focus on that quality of care, reimbursement associated with the new rules and risk associated with reduced documentation requirements.  

Session Highlights:

1. Prepare offices for 1/1/2020 changes in documentation and reimbursement.  

2. Discuss new codes and reimbursement for chronic illnesses may improve the office’s bottom line reimbursement.

3. Discussion on new codes and treatment possibilities for Opioid addicted patients

4. Review changes related to Physician Assistant services

5. Briefly look at the new proposed guidelines to base office EM services on time or decision making alone rather than the 3 key components of history, exam and medical decision making.

6. Discuss reduced documentation changes to reduce burden on providers.

Who Should Attend?

1. Providers

2. Billers and Coders

3. Office Managers

4. Auditors

5. Denial Resolution Teams

Speaker Profile:

Jan Rasmussen - PCS, ACS-GI, ACS-OB is a healthcare consultant with more than 30 years of experience in physician billing, reimbursement and compliance. She is a former board member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). As a member of the AAPC, Rasmussen previously served on the AAPC Advisory Board as the liaison to the American Medical Association (AMA).

Jan was a board member and Regional Governor for ACMCS. She has been a guest speaker for the AAPC annual conference and previously contributed to the development of AAPC's independent study and university education programs.

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