Webcast: Understanding Ultrasound Coding

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October 14, 2014

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This webcast will address the nuances of CPT and ICD-CM coding for ultrasound services in the office and the hospital settings. It will also look at the CPT guidance for reporting diagnostic testing services and the implications this has for coding and reimbursement for specific clinical circumstances. The recent challenges posed by third-party payers in reimbursement for ultrasound services will also be discussed.

Upon completion of the presentation, the participants should be able to:

  • Apply CPT guidelines for reporting and documenting ultrasound services
  • Identify when to apply the TC, PC, and other modifiers to ultrasound services
  • Explain the distinctions between specific obstetrical and non-obstetrical codes
  • Recognize the role of ICD-CM codes in the reimbursement process for ultrasound services

 
FEES:

Members: $99
Non-members: $115
AAPC members: $99

Fee is charged per computer. There is no limit as to the number of listeners at each site. If registering several different sites, each one must register separately. 

Register
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern Time

Participants must have access to a computer with speakers and internet capability.

ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits

AAPC CEUs
This program meets The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) guidelines for 1.5 CEUs for the live broadcast only. CEUs are not awarded for archived webcasts.

Emily Hill
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