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Acupuncture Services: Get to the Point and Get Paid - On-Demand

Product Code: YMPDA060920A

Quick Overview

Medicare and private payers are expanding coverage of acupuncture. Expert speaker Brenda Edwards discusses how patients can benefit from this treatment and how practices can get paid for it.

Price: $199.00

Acupuncture Services: Get to the Point and Get Paid - On-Demand

Acupuncture Services: Get to the Point and Get Paid - On-Demand


Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 

Presented by: Brenda Edwards, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CPMS, CMRS, CMCS
Executive Managing Consultant of Risk Adjustment
SCBI

Medicare and private payers are expanding coverage of acupuncture. Expand your patients’ treatment options and your practice’s revenue opportunities by adding acupuncture to your treatment list.

In this 60-minute webinar, expert speaker Brenda Edwards will review acupuncture coding, go over Medicare guidelines, and discuss conditions for which some private payers will cover acupuncture treatment. Edwards will also host a live Q&A to answer audience questions and address pain points.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the rules for documenting, coding, and reporting acupuncture services to Medicare and private payers
  • Determine who may perform these services
  • Train clinical and practice staff on appropriate procedure and diagnosis codes
  • Report more than one modality when appropriate

Agenda

  • Reporting acupuncture codes and modalities
    • Dry needling or trigger point acupuncture (20560–20561)
    • Acupuncture with and without electrical stimulation (97810–97814)
  • Medicare’s guidelines for acupuncture to treat chronic low back pain
  • Conditions covered by a selection of private payers:
    • Headaches
    • Neck pain
    • Low back pain
    • Joint and soft-tissue pain
    • Chronic osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

Who Should Listen?

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Physicians
  • Nonphysician Practitioners

Meet the Speaker

Brenda EdwardsBrenda Edwards, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CPMS, CMRS, CMCS, has been involved in the healthcare arena for more than 25 years with experience in chart audits, coding and billing, education, consulting, practice management, and compliance. She has worked closely with practices, providers, and residency programs to ensure documentation is compliant and accurate. Edwards has written many articles for national publications and associations, including Healthcare Business Monthly, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and BC Advantage. Her humorous and engaging presentation style has made her a conference favorite at both national and regional conferences.

Continuing Education

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.


BMSC
This program has been approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 1 CEU towards the maintenance of the ACS, SCP or CCP-P credentials.

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 06/09/2021

 

Instructions

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $199 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $199 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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