Lab and Pathology Coding and Billing Update for 2017

Lab and Pathology Coding and Billing Update for 2017


Presenter: Diana Voorhees, M.A., CLS, MT, SH, CLCP
  Principal, DV & Associates, Inc.
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: $299.00

Questions? Call Customer Service at 1-888-729-2315 (8am – 5pm ET).

What Every Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Lab Needs Know and Do to Comply with the Sweeping New Medicare and Medicaid Coding and Billing Changes.

Virtually every clinical and anatomic pathology lab in America is affected by sweeping new Medicare and Medicaid coding and billing changes taking effect in the coming year.

Whether you are a small lab, or large nationwide lab service, you are confronted with a flood of new codes, revised codes, and deleted codes … revised instructions and code descriptors … new crosswalks … critical changes to the coverage determination process … and MUCH MORE!

Make no mistake:
it is absolutely critical to understand coding changes, new billing policies and new billing procedures that directly affect your office for the coming year.

Here’s just a sample of what you’ll learn watching this Webinar:

  • You’ll get a full rundown on new Medicare coding and billing changes, including new codes, revised codes, and deleted codes, along with the latest coding updates and billing guidance.
  • You’ll get the latest Correct Coding Initiative edits from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • You’ll find out how to apply the latest coverage and payment changes associated with Medicare fee schedules for clinical laboratories and pathologists.
  • You’ll get an update of new rules … and other areas of potential coding confusion.
  • You’ll get details on the new CPT coding changes for 2017.
  • You’ll get updates on the latest recommendations regarding crosswalks for new and revised codes and what they mean for your reimbursement.
  • And Much, Much More!

The 90 minutes you spend listening to Diana Voorhees – one of the lab industry’s leading experts on coding and billing – will give you a crystal-clear understanding of what you need to know and do to integrate the new coding changes and procedures into your chargemaster as quickly and easily as possible.

Questions? Call Customer Service at 1-888-729-2315 (8am – 5pm ET).

About Your Presenter

Diana Voorhees, M.A., CLS, MT, SH, CLCP is the Principal of DV & Associates Inc., a coding and reimbursement firm that consults in all physician specialties and in all out-patient settings. Ms. Voorhees consults in pathology, radiology, oncology, and other diagnostic and therapeutic specialties.

Ms. Voorhees began her career in laboratory medicine at the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Utah. She has also worked with the Division of Hematology at The Ohio State University, the Clinical Chemistry Department at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, and the Special Hematology and Hemostasis Laboratory at the University of Utah. In addition, she spent 14 years as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah where she also served as Program Director in cytotechnology in the Department of Pathology. Ms. Voorhees, has also provided technical support, customer training, and education at Coulter Corporation, and spent nearly five years developing and marketing consulting services for Med-Index/Medicode, a national coding and reimbursement consulting firm.