About the Webinar
Laparoscopic procedures are one of the most effective surgical resources in the gynecologist’s tool kit and in-office hysteroscopic procedures are becoming increasingly popular for both physicians and patients. Therefore, it’s critical that physicians and their billing staff understand the key principles of billing for these services.
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- List all of the major laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures performed by Ob/gyns, as well as the similarities and differences between the various procedures
- Define best practices in multiple procedure billing, including key principles related to bundling and unbundling these surgical services
- Respond effectively to payer denials for laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures
- Outline the method in which services are billed when a laparoscopic procedure is converted to an open surgical procedure
Emily Hill, PA
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.