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Date

Dec. 7, 2021

Time

10:00am - 3:00pm

Location

Online

Virtual

Chargemaster Coding Updates and Implementation for 2022

Agenda

10 a.m. — Program
Noon — Lunch Break
1  p.m. — Program
3 p.m. — Adjournment

Audience

individuals responsible for ambulatory payment classifications, billing, revenue cycle management and chargemaster maintenance, including coders, managers, directors, chargemasters, APC coordinators, revenue cycle managers, perioperative services directors, health information staff, medical records managers, directors of patient financial services, billing office staff, business office managers, pharmacy directors, ancillary departments, nurse auditors, compliance auditors, supply chain staff and purchasing managers

Overview

This event will review the important components specific to Current Procedural Terminology and Outpatient Prospective Payment System changes that are effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

    • incorporate 2022 codes to individual facility’s chargemasters
    • describe reporting scenarios for reporting new CPT codes
    • identify the impact of new reimbursement levels for APC payments
    • prepare for the health care common procedure coding system’s code revisions, changes and additions beginning Jan. 1, 2022
    • discuss the impact of status indicator changes for 2022
    • discuss packaging concepts impacting Medicare APC payments
    • discuss the 2022 coding changes for drugs, radiopharmaceuticals and contrast, and the impact on reimbursement
    • discuss how to improve new product implementation processes
    • discuss the importance of correctly billing Add-on IPPS payments for new technology devices
    • discuss how to be prepared to provide department-specific guidance in the proper reporting and utilization of the new codes
    • discuss CMS instructions regarding accurate units of service
    • explain the importance of accurate revenue code assignment
    • discuss the impact of accurate and complete reporting of supply/device costs and future payments
    • discuss the payment for new drugs not yet assigned a specific drug HCPCS code, and understand the risk of billing nonformulary drug charges

Faculty

Glenda J. Schuler, RHIT, CPC, CPC-H
Vice President of Revenue Cycle Solutions
HealthCare Consulting Solutions
Shawnee Mission, Kan.

With more than 35 years of experience, Schuler has an extensive background in coding and hospital CPT-4 coding. Her expertise encompasses all areas of medical records, as well as utilization review and patient business services. She has extensive knowledge of third-party reimbursement, electronic submission of claims, and billing and collection issues.

General Information

This educational activity is provided by MHA Health Institute.

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General Information

Register

Register on or before Monday, Dec. 6, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

REGISTER ONLINE

This virtual event series is eligible for use of the MHA Health Institute coupon. Note: Coupons were mailed to MHA-member hospital CEOs in December 2020.

This virtual event also is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals thanks to a generous contribution from the MHA Management Services Corporation.

Sponsors

Partner opportunities are available.

Contact An Expert

Daphney Partridge

Daphney Partridge

Vice President of Education

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1333

Rita Kay

Manager of Educational Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1319

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