Billing, Coding, and Payment Updates for 2019

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CT

 

Cost

Free for all participants.
 

Registration is full.

 

Overview

Every clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory in America is affected by new Medicare and Medicaid coding and billing changes that take effect every year on January 1. The year 2019 is no exception with new, revised, and deleted codes. Tune in and hear from one of our industry’s experts and prepare for the 2019 changes today.

Presenter

Diana Voorhees, M.A., CLS, MT, SH, CLCP, CPCO
Principal/CEO
DV & Associates
Salt Lake City

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss procedural coding changes for 2019.
  • Describe proposed changes in government reimbursement.
  • Discuss pertinent policies and issues affecting coverage.
  • Determine anticipated impact of CMS editing systems.

 

Intended Audience

The outreach forums are applicable to community hospital laboratory administrators, managers, directors, pathologists, outreach coordinators, marketing representatives, and sales managers.

Level of instruction

Intermediate

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:
ASCLS P.A.C.E.®
State of California
State of Florida

To obtain credit:

  1. Register for and participate in the program.
  2. Complete the evaluation that will be sent to you after the program.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

 

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E® contact hour.

State of California

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for State of California. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the clinical laboratory sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

 

Registration is full.

 

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