Don’t accept denials - learn how to properly bill and code observation services
Practices saw more than 10% of their observation services denied by Medicare in 2010 – and that’s before new CPT® codes were introduced for initial and subsequent observation. To add to the confusion, CMS and CPT published conflicting coding rules for the new codes.
Join our billing and coding educator, Seth Canterbury, for a comprehensive overview of how to properly bill and code for these services. Listen in to learn:
- Whether the use of observation codes is dependent on patient status or location
- Which provider should bill initial, subsequent and discharge observation services, and when
- How to decide whether a face-to-face service is necessary to bill an observation discharge service
- How consults on observation patients should be coded
- The correct strategy for billing observation service levels based on time
Plus, you’ll learn how to use the right modifiers to ensure you receive full reimbursement.
There’s been a great deal of misinformation flooding the physician practice community from many different sources on this subject, so it’s vital to ensure you follow the correct CMS-defined or CPT-defined policies.
Register today and avoid observation billing and coding headaches to ensure full payment for your practice.
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