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House Call Coding 101 for Coders and Other Office Staff

Originally presented April 19, 1:00-2:00 PM ET/12:00-1:00 PM CST
Sponsored by Health Dimensions Group



Webinar Overview:

Medical house call practice have several unique demands placed on them in caring for their vulnerable, frail patient segment. More recently this has included a particular focus on the importance of documentation and coding. This has been driven by CMS audits, revenue demands, as well as IAH and other value-based initiatives in which coding, patient acuity and revenue are inextricably linked. Join us and learn how to help your practice by assisting your providers to document and code accurately, correctly and efficiently.  In this session we will review the role the house calls team plays in documentation and revenue cycle management, offering tips to reduce provider burden and enhance practice revenue.

To purchase the recorded version of House Call Coding 101 for Coders and Other Office Staff, fill out this form.



Advanced House Call Coding

Originally presented June 21, 1:00-2:00 PM ET/12:00-1:00 PM CST
Sponsored by Health Dimensions Group

AAHCM Members: $30
Non-Members: $50


Webinar Overview:

Are you looking for opportunities to increase the revenue in your practice? Do you ever wonder if you can be paid for the work you and your team are already doing? In this session we will discuss and provide tips on how to capture the following:

  • Prolonged Services
  • Transitional Care Management
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Advanced Care Planning

To purchase the recorded version of Advanced House Call Coding, fill out this form.

Webinar Speakers:

Shawna L. Ramey CPC, CPMA, Post-acute Medicine Consultant
Health Dimensions Group


Ms. Ramey has more than 20 years of primary care and geriatrics practice management experience, including as a practice manager for a diverse geriatrics medical practice of more than 20 medical providers at Summa Health System. She also has clinical experience in house calls programs, palliative medicine, behavioral health, and skilled nursing facility practices. As a certified coder and auditor, Ms. Ramey provides chart coding audits and compliance reviews across health care settings, as well as provider and staff education on coding documentation requirements and new code and payment opportunities. Her expertise also includes operational and revenue cycle assessments in venues such as geriatric assessment clinics, house call programs, and Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.

Beth Carlson, EdD, RN, NHA, Director, Consulting Services
Health Dimensions Group

Ms. Carlson advises acute and post-acute organizations on strategic design and execution of integrated care delivery and value-based payment models, including bundled payment, preferred network development, care coordination, and community medicine, linking patient-focused care with emerging reimbursement and risk-bearing opportunities with a focus on care transformation. Dr. Carlson brings more than 30 years of health care experience throughout the care continuum, including development and administration of post-acute services and communities such as continuing care campuses, skilled nursing facilities, home- and community-based services, and housing for seniors.

 

Continuing Education Information (per webinar):

This program offers 1.0 CEU of approved Medical Coding CEUs. This event is being recorded and the recording is also approved for Medical Coding CEUs.

This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program contact or the program sponsor.

Fees (per webinar):

AAHCM Members: $30
Non-Members: $50

 

House Call Coding 101 for Providers
Originally presented on February 16, 2016
Sponsored by Health Dimensions Group


Webinar Resources:

Recorded Webinar


Webinar Slides

Audience Questions with Speaker Answers


Webinar Overview:

The Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General 2016 work plan has identified physician home-visits as an important area of focus. Now more than ever, it is critical to ensure coding compliance. House call programs are relatively new and come with a unique set of coding and billing issues. Whether you are a coding novice or expert, this webinar will provide an understanding of the necessary documentation elements, while giving tips on how to document quickly and efficiently. The goal is to provide the understanding necessary to clearly show the medical necessity of visits and reduce the documentation hassle.


Highlights Include:

  • Medical Neccesity
  • Assessment and Plan
  • Billing on Time

Speakers:

Shawna L. Ramey CPC, CPMA, Post-acute Medicine Consultant
Health Dimensions Group


Ms. Ramey has more than 20 years of primary care and geriatrics practice management experience, including as a practice manager for a diverse geriatrics medical practice of more than 20 medical providers at Summa Health System. She also has clinical experience in house calls programs, palliative medicine, behavioral health, and skilled nursing facility practices. As a certified coder and auditor, Ms. Ramey provides chart coding audits and compliance reviews across health care settings, as well as provider and staff education on coding documentation requirements and new code and payment opportunities. Her expertise also includes operational and revenue cycle assessments in venues such as geriatric assessment clinics, house call programs, and Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.

Beth Carlson, EdD, RN, NHA, Director, Consulting Services
Health Dimensions Group

Ms. Carlson advises acute and post-acute organizations on strategic design and execution of integrated care delivery and value-based payment models, including bundled payment, preferred network development, care coordination, and community medicine, linking patient-focused care with emerging reimbursement and risk-bearing opportunities with a focus on care transformation. Dr. Carlson brings more than 30 years of health care experience throughout the care continuum, including development and administration of post-acute services and communities such as continuing care campuses, skilled nursing facilities, home- and community-based services, and housing for seniors.

Gary Swartz, JD, MPA, Associate Executive Director
American Academy of Home Care Medicine

Mr. Swartz has more than 30 years of experience in medical practice management and health systems management, consulting and recruitment. His background includes work in health policy and advocacy, and audit and compliance for health systems. In his role with AAHCM, he provides practice management and regulatory advice to medical practices and organizations across the country. Mr. Swartz also provides public policy service for the Academy and leads a best practices and evidence gathering learning collaborative for practices participating in Independence at Home, a Medicare shared savings demonstration.



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