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Session Information

FRM F092 - Coding and Office Management

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Sunday, March 23

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 301/302

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Glenn D. Goldman, MD, FAAD

Speakers:
  • Murad Alam, MD, FAAD
  • Mark J. Zalla, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Apply changes in coding for evaluation and management and procedural codes in dermatology
  • Adapt to the ICD-10 coding system at its 2014 implementation
  • Successfully implement and utilize the pay for performance and quality measures for dermatology

Description:
Changes in coding, billing and documentation require ongoing adaptation. This session will review changes in CPT coding for 2013-2014 and review coding and documentation requirements. We will then turn to ICD-10 and its upcoming 2014 implementation. Third we will review pay for performance and dermatology quality measures. Last we will provide guidance on avoiding audits, billing appropriately with physician extenders, and dealing with RAC audits.

Schedule:

Sunday, March 23
3:30 PMIntroduction / Dr. Goldman
3:35 PMCoding Update 2013 / Dr. Alam
4:10 PMConversion to ICD-10 / Dr. Zalla
4:35 PMPay for Performance and Quality Measures in Dermatology / Dr. Goldman
5:00 PMPhysician Extenders and Audit Avoidance / Dr. Alam
5:20 PMAudit Resources and Advice / Dr. Goldman and Dr. Zalla