CMS’s proposed 2019 Evaluation and Management (E/M) documentation changes will significantly alter how you code, document and audit your claims. Unless you are prepared, your reimbursement could be at significant risk.
Although the goal of these changes is to streamline how E/M services are processed by reducing documentation requirements, they could also put you at increased liability risk and further complicate your medical communications and ability to get paid. The answer is to be prepared and to modify your processes now by the new rule go-live date. But where should you start…
That’s where coding expert and educator, Jan Rasmussen PCS, ACS-OB, ACS-GI, ACS-EM, can help. Jan will walk you through CMS’s proposed E/M documentation changes in plain English. You’ll receive a step-by-step breakdown of what these changes could mean to your practice, and how you can prepare for them.
Here’s some of the practical, easy-to-understand expert advice you’ll receive by viewing this online training:
Who should view? This training will be beneficial for all practices that currently provide and bill for E/M services. viewers should already have a solid understanding of E/M service documentation requirements to maximize the usefulness of this training.
Reducing the documentation burden on your E/M services sounds wonderful. However, unless you master these proposed guidelines, you could be worse off then you are right now.
Don’t wait. Sign up for this online training today and receive expert advice on how to be prepared for CMS’s proposed E/M documented changes. Register today.
As a health care consultant Jan has more than 35 years of experience in physician billing, reimbursement and compliance. Jan is currently the owner of Professional Coding Solutions, a healthcare consulting firm. She has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) since 1992 with active membership in the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC). As a member of the AAPC, Jan previously served on their Advisory Board as the liaison to the AMA, has been a speaker for the AAPC annual conference as well as contributing to the development of AAPC’s independent study and university education programs and proficiency tests. In 1994, she was honored by AAPC as Networker of the Year. Previously Jan was a Regional Governor for the American College of Medical Coding Specialists (ACMCS) serving as Chair of the Ethics committee and a member of the Examination committee.
In her role as a physician consultant, she has participated in physician coding and documentation reviews including OIG government PATH and Champus audits, designed and conducted physician coding seminars nationwide.
Jan has also worked for several major health insurance payers in Wisconsin, was a coding advisor to the WPS Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and served as the coding and reimbursement coordinator for a 37 provider, staff model HMO clinic. As the coding and reimbursement coordinator, Jan was responsible for physician office, hospital and nursing facility coding, charge ticket development, fee development, reimbursement analysis, claims analysis and physician education.
“Thank you for including this in your library-I used to see Jan’s name pop up on an auditing software listserve, and had never actually had the opportunity to listen to her speak-she plays a vital role in the coding/compliance arena!”
- Cathy Wells, Remote Profee Coder, re | solutions, Louisville, CO.
“This seminar explained the proposed changes well & impressed upon us that we must take action by the 9/20 deadline.”
- kellye sherbet, President RCM, Aprima, Richardson, TX.
“It was very informative and allowed us to provide additional information to our organization.”
- Cortney Wretberg, CPC, Granger Medical, West Valley City, UT.
“The content was great.”
- Robin Cullen, Business Manager, Blood & Marrow Transplant Group of GA, Atlanta, GA.
“The speaker got right to the point which we appreciate. She was very knowledgeable and well-spoken and honest.”
- Kris Hendren, Administrative Assistant, Blessing Hospital, Quincy, IL.
“This presentation was very informative.”
- Rebecca Money, Coder/biller, Signature Medical Group of KC, Overland Park KS.
“I like the examples you set in place, provided great insight.”
- Roseanna Valenzuela, Billing Director, Aust Ear, Nose and Throat, Austin, TX.
“Informative and well presented.”
- Robert Ribbeck, Coder Specialist II, El Rio Health Center, Tucson AZ.
“The event was well organized and well discussed.”
- Rina, Pelaccio, Safety and Quality Manager, La Familia Medical Center, Santa Fe, NM
- Michelle McEvoy, Director of Patient Safety and Quality, Vein Clinics of America, Naperville, IL.