Hospital Outpatient Wound Care 2011 Update
AUDIO CONFERENCE ON CD OR ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by Briefings on APCs
Presented on Thursday, March 17, 2011
Accurate documentation and CPT code assignment are vital for appropriate outpatient wound care reimbursement. The OIG, RACs, and other government auditors are increasing their scrutiny and it is important you understand the codes and how to assign them.
During this 90-minute audio conference, Gloryanne Bryant will give you strategies to better understand wound care management codes. She will review new and updated CPT codes for outpatient wound care coding, and provide tips to improve documentation and coding accuracy.
Note: This is a beginner to intermediate-level program Participants should have a general familiarity with the wound care management CPT codes.
At the end of the program, you will be able to:
- Describe the CPT coding changes for 2011 that impact hospital outpatient coding
- Explain the correct use of wound care management codes
- Resolve documentation and compliance challenges
- Identify and correct documentation pitfalls
- 2011 CPT changes for hospital wound care coding
- New and revised codes
- Wound care management codes
- APC payments
- Coding challenges
- Wound care management codes
- Strategies to reduce compliance risk
- Best practices
- Case examples
- Compliant documentation and coding practices
- Resolve EHR documentation problems
- Prepare for outside audits
- Determine appropriate reimbursement
- A live question and answer session follows the presentation.
MEET THE SPEAKER
Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, is the regional managing director of HIM (Revenue Cycle N. California) for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA, and is responsible for coding, education, CDI and HIM operations for 21 acute care hospitals. She is a member of the editorial advisory board for HPro's Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, and has more than 30 years of experience in the HIM profession providing education to coders, physicians, and other hospital staff on IPPS, DRGs, HCCs, ICD-9-CM , CPT coding and clinical documentation improvement.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN?
HIM managers and coding, outpatient coding staff, compliance staff, chargemaster coordinators, finance, clinical staff, nursing staff, coding auditors
BONUS MATERIAL INCLUDED IN YOUR MATERIAL PACKETIn addition to the expertise and advice presented during this audio conference, you'll also receive a slide presentation of the program materials as well as a Wound care terminology list.
In addition to the regular participation options for HC Pro audio conferences—live, CD, or combination packages—we are pleased to offer another option, audio on-demand. Audio on-demand allows you to download the program and play it back at your convenience through your computer or MP3 player. It's also a perfect training tool for new staff or as a refresher for veteran staff.
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