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
- After this course, participants will be able to list the new HCPCS codes for 2019.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate the changes to United Healthcare hearing aid coverage.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the audiologists' role in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System.
|5-10 Minutes||CPT and ICD 10 Coding Changes|
|10-25 Minutes||HCPCS Changes|
|25-45 Minutes||Private Insurance Changes|
|75-85 Minutes||HealthCare Reform|
|85-90 Minutes||Q & A|
Kim Cavitt, AuD
Kim Cavitt, AuD was a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University for the first ten years of her career. Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational, compliance and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare providers. She is a Past President of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA). She currently serves as the Interim Chair of the Audiology Quality Consortium (AQC), Vice-President of Government Affairs for the Illinois Academy of Audiology and is the Chair of the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board. She also serves on committees through ADA and AAA and is an Adjunct Lecturer at Western Michigan University and an Adjunct Lecturer and Clinical Placement Coordinator at Northwestern University.Kim Cavitt, AuD was a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University for the first ten years of her career. Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational, compliance and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare providers. She currently serves as the Chair of the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board. She also serves on committees through the Audiology Quality Consortium, ADA, AAA and ASHA and is an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University. She is a past president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.
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