2019 IPPS Made Easy : What Coders Need to Know

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Individual price: $30.00

 

Live + Recorded Webinar
September 20, 2018: 12pm – 1pm MT

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Description

You’re a busy healthcare professional who doesn’t have time to comb through hundreds of pages of government text to find out how your organization will be impacted by upcoming IPPS changes. Well, you’re in luck, because Haugen Consulting Group does! This one-hour webinar will present the most sweeping changes impacting the MS-DRG system for the coming year including grouper revisions, alterations to the CC/MCC list, new technology add-on payments and more.

Who should attend?
• Facility (inpatient) coders
• Clinical documentation improvement professionals
• Hospital revenue cycle professionals
• Coding managers

The details:
• The registration fee entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, plus access to the recorded webinar post event.
• Although you are limited to a single device, you may invite all interested parties within your organization to attend the live event with you.
• After the webinar, the recorded content may be shared within your organization.
• CEUs are available to all participants, live or recorded.
• To cancel your registration, you must contact us at 720-502-7690 or email webinar@thehaugengroup.com.
• Review our terms of use for full details on cancellations and refunds.
• CEUs for this course and on-demand access will expire September 2019.

The presenter:
Kristi Pollard RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is a senior consultant with more than 20 years of industry experience and is the author of a delightfully funny blog dedicated to the profession of coding.  Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding as well as code-based reimbursement.  She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding including vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics and obstetrics.

Objectives

  • Identify procedures removed from the OR list
  • Recognize new CC/MCC exclusions
  • Detect procedures and services eligible for new technology payments in FY 2019

CE Credits

AHIMA
This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour.  Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

Most participants will be able to quickly attend conferences using Go to Meeting entirely within your web browser, which requires no download. You can also download and install the full featured desktop software on your Windows and Mac computer.  You can also  check your system’s compatibility automatically on the “Get Ready for your First Meeting” page on the Go to meeting site.

Additional Requirements:

• Listening to Broadcast Audio requires computer speakers or a headset.

Join from a web browser (no download required)

Recommended System Configurations Computer:

• Windows

• Mac

• Linux/ Ubuntu

• Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)

Supported Browsers:

• Microsoft Internet Explorer v9 or greater

• Mozilla Firefox v34 or greater

• Google Chrome v 34 or greater

• Apple Safari v6 or greater

Internet:

• 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

• 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks

Hardware:

• Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

Join by downloading on Windows or Mac

Recommended System Configurations Computer:

• Windows 7-Windows 10

• Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.2 (Sierra)

Supported Browsers:

• Microsoft Internet Explorer v8 or greater

• Mozilla Firefox v34 or greater

• Google Chrome v 34 or greater

• Apple Safari v6 or greater

• Microsoft Edge v 12 or greater

Internet:

• 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

Additional Software:

• GoToMeeting desktop app

• JavaScript enabled

Hardware:

• 2GB or more of RAM

• Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

For more detailed technical specifications from the go-to-meeting website:

https://support.citrixonline.com/en_US/Meeting/all_files/G2M010003

2 reviews for 2019 IPPS Made Easy : What Coders Need to Know

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brenda S.

    The explanation of the Medicare Code Editor was helpful!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anonymous

    I have learned what to look for on Oct.1 with the DRG changes. And what codes will trigger the OR payments vs Non-OR payments. Thank for you keeping the cost of the webinar very affordable!

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