You must implement and comply with the 2017 CPT and ICD-10 changes for mental health, substance abuse and eating disorders or risk massive record requests and denials of your claims. Even missing the smallest coding or regulatory change can lead to significant reimbursement declines, unless you take some action immediately.
National coding expert Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, COC, will walk you through these 2017 code changes, and provide you with step-by-step advice on how to more accurately implement them. By completing this training, you’ll get the coding and compliance tactics you need to help you get paid more of what you deserve for your mental health, substance abuse and eating disorder claims.
- Master new 2017 diagnosis codes and increase ICD-10 specificity to avoid payment delays
- Reduce carrier records requests with little-known medical necessity requirements
- Uncover and implement new CPT guidelines that will improve your pay-up
- More quickly turn around your claims submissions and accurate carrier payments
- Head off getting flagged for a claims review and the audit that will most likely follow
- Master must-include documentation terms that get more of your claims paid
- And so much more…
IMPORTANT: This session is not only for mental health professionals. Primary care professionals can also utilize theses new codes to bill more accurately and boost their overall reimbursement.
Even if you think you’ve implemented all of 2017’s mental health CPT and ICD-10-CM code changes, there is too much at risk to take a chance. This plain-English training will breakdown all of the new 2017 codes and regulations for mental health, substance abuse and eating disorders so more of your claims can get paid faster than ever.
Your practice works hard for the revenue it’s due, so don’t let the transition to 2017’s new codes and guidelines deny you of the reimbursement you’re due. Don’t wait, order this must-complete training today.
Meet Your Expert: Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPARDorothy Steed is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 40 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta, provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services, and has been a speaker at several healthcare conferences.
Ms. Steed has written articles for several medical publishers and served as a contributing author for medical billing and coding training material. She writes online courses, and is an AHIMA certified ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer. Ms. Steed is credentialed in medical coding, medical billing, medical auditing, utilization management, healthcare management, healthcare compliance, clinical documentation improvement and patient accounts. She has served as a participator in multiple audits. She holds a Bachelor degree with a major in business and minors in both criminal justice and sociology.
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