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Coronavirus and COVID-19: Coding and Billing for COVID-19 Infections in 2020

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Product Format
Live
Presenter(s)
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Add to my calendar   Tue, Apr 14, 2020
Aired Time
1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Learn How to Code, Bill and Report COVID-19 Infections in 2020.

 

As COVID-19, the official name for the Coronavirus 2019, can cause a range of illnesses from little to no symptoms, to those affected being severely ill and even dying.  Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath and may appear from 2 days to 14 days (although the 14 may change to a higher number).  How to code for testing due to exposure vs signs and symptoms vs confirmed illnesses is the challenge.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued supplemental guidelines for the coding of the varying scenarios your office may be presented with.  The information in this webinar will be based on these additional official ICD-10-CM.

Learn how (and much more) in this information-packed session by coding and billing guru Jill Young. Also, review the coding and clinical documentation requirements for Coronavirus Covid-19 so you don’t miss out on deserved reimbursement.

After attending this session, you’ll have a confidence to code, bill and report in a compliant manner and also appropriately identify the illness of their patient without inappropriately reporting Coronavirus Covid-19.

Session Highlights

This session will bring you up to speed with:

  • How to code for a patient who is being tested with no signs or symptoms for Coronavirus?
  • How to code for a patient who is being tested that DOES have signs and symptoms
  • How to code for the patient who has an acute bronchitis vs a lower respiratory infection associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • How to code for  a patient with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) associated with COVID-19

Who Should Attend?

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office Managers
  • Office Administrators
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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert


Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...   More Info
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