Preview of New Codes and Medicare Changes for 2019

About the Webinar

This course will present a preview of the key coding changes for 2019 impacting an OB/Gyn practice. Key CMS initiatives for 2019 will be reviewed along with the background information necessary to understand the rationale and goals of these initiatives. The course will also review proposed alternative payment models and the trends impacting future reimbursement by all payers for physician services.

At the conclusion of this session, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify the new and revised CPT-4 and ICD-10 codes important for OB/Gyn practices
  • Assess the impact of major CMS initiatives for 2019 to an OB/Gyn practice
  • Summarize current proposals and ideas for future alternative payment models
Emily Hill, PA
Hill and Associates - Wilmington, NC

Emily Hill is the President of Hill and Associates and has a broad professional background in the health care industry. With over 20 years of experience as a health care consultant, she has worked with numerous academic and private practices on coding, reimbursement, compliance, and practice management issues.

Emily has taught coding seminars and served as an advisor on coding and reimbursement issues for many medical specialty societies. She served as a representative to the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) for the American Academy of Physician Assistants from 1993 to 2019.

She is a graduate of the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistants program and received her BA in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.