Although dealing with a relatively small range of codes, coding and billing for inpatient services is rife with challenges – choosing levels of service, appropriate diagnosis coding, critical care coding, and coordinating with other specialists. Join this session, where coding and reimbursement consultant Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, will identify the issues and strategies for optimal documentation, correct coding, and maximum reimbursement.
You will learn how to distinguish observation versus inpatient encounters, how to correctly identify when critical care codes are supported, and how to appropriately bill for discharge services. You will learn to confidently code and bill for inpatient services, to ensure that your physicians are paid appropriately, and to appeal and influence payers for optimal payment.
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Who Should Attend
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.
Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a bachelor’s degree in health care management and went on to...
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