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2019 Coding and Reimbursement Update

Course: #32416 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 78 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

Significant revenue cycle changes are ahead for 2019. This course will focus on the relevant coding, reimbursement, Medicare and insurance changes for 2019. We will specifically address CROS/BICROS coding changes, MIPS, and the influx of third-party administrators/provider networks.

Course created on January 16, 2019

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.15 Intermediate; ACAud/1.5; ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Related; BAA/1.5; CAA/1.5; IACET/0.2; IHS/1.5; NZAS/2.0; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the new HCPCS codes for 2019.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to evaluate the changes to United Healthcare hearing aid coverage.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the audiologists' role in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes CPT and ICD 10 Coding Changes
10-25 Minutes HCPCS Changes
25-45 Minutes Private Insurance Changes
45-75 Minutes MIPS
75-85 Minutes HealthCare Reform
85-90 Minutes Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kim Cavitt is the Owner of Audiology Resources, Inc; Consultant, Academy of Doctors of Audiology; Consultant, Michigan Audiology Coalition; Adjunct Faculty, Northwestern University. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Nonfinancial: Committee Member: Illinois Academy of Audiology; Chair: Illinois Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology; Committee Member: American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1.5 CEP.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related Area)


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1.5 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

This course is offered for 2.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.


Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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