American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

2 Day Certified Endocrine Coding Course - Altamonte Springs, FL

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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Presents
2 Day Certified Endocrine Coding Course
Coding Essentials for Endocrinology
December 4-5th, 2017
Altamonte Springs, FL
(Orlando Area)

Hampton Inn & Suites
161 Douglas Ave.
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
407-331-0220

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The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or their staff on the classification and various levels of evaluation and management services based on the CPT® book guidelines. The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or staff on the key components in an evaluation and management service and define the documentation requirements for the various levels of service. This segment will also provide a detail description of the differences in the 1995 and 1997 evaluation and management guidelines.

Faculty:

Vanessa Lankford, CPC, CMCO, CMOM,  AACE-CEC
 
 


DAY 1 - Fundamentals of Endocrine Coding
 

8:30  -9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 Elemental Medical Coding
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or their staff on false claims act and general medical record concepts.
10:00 - 11:45 Introduction to ICD-10-CM (Diagnosis) Coding Concepts
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or staff on ICD-10 book formats, conventions and guidelines with the appropriate selection of an ICD-10 code(s) to their highest level of specificity and their relationship to procedural codes, based on chart documentation.
11:45 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 1:00 Introduction to CPT® Coding Concepts
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or their staff on the format, conventions and guidelines in the CPT® book as well as how to select the most specific code for the service(s) or procedure(s) documented and performed during a patient encounter.
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch Break
2:00 - 2:30 Introduction to HCPCS Coding Concepts
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or their staff on the structure of the HCPCS book, as well as how to select the appropriate HCPCS codes based on the documentation of services and supplies provided during a patient encounter.
2:30 - 3:00 Introduction to Commonly Used Modifiers in Endocrinology
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or their staff on principles of modifiers and how they provide added specificity of a service or procedure during a patient encounter.
3:00 - 4:00 Hands on Coding Exercises
This segment focuses on applying the coding guidelines for common endocrine diagnosis and procedures.
 


DAY 2 - Advanced Endocrine Coding
 

8:30 - 9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 Medical Necessity in the Medical Record and Why It’s Important
The teaching objective of this segment is to define medical necessity and discuss commercial and federal auditors objectives.
10:00 - 11:00 Classifications and Levels of Evaluation and Management
11:00 - 11:15 Morning Break
11:15 - 12:00 History, Exam, and Medical Decision Making: Part 1
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:00 History, Exam, and Medical Decision Making: Part 2
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or staff on the key components in an evaluation and management service and define the documentation requirements for the various levels of service. This segment will also provide a detail description of the differences in the 1995 and 1997 evaluation and management guidelines.
2:00 - 3:00 Calculations Levels of an Evaluation and Management Service
The teaching objective of this segment is to educate the physician and/or staff on the appropriate calculation of the three key components and discuss the necessity of clear and appropriate documentation.
3:00 - 3:15 Afternoon Break
3:15 - 4:00 Hands on Exercises
Analyze endocrine specific notes and determine correct diagnosis, E/M and modifier codes based on Medicare’s guidelines.
4:00 - 6:00 AACE Certified Endocrine Coder (AACE-CEC) Examination
Target Audience
The seminar is designed for both physicians, non-physician practitioners and their staff.
 
Registration Fees

Total Cost Two Day Session (per person)*

  • AACE member or staff of a member $750 per person
  • Non AACE member $850 per person

* If more than one person from the same office attends, a $150 discount will apply to each additional registration.

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Cancellation Policy

AACE reserves the right to cancel this course based on enrollment or conditions beyond our control. In the case of program cancellation, each registrant will be notified by phone and/or email. AACE is not responsible for any costs incurred due to program cancellation, such as airline or hotel penalties. Should the course be cancelled, for any reason, you will be notified within 48 hours prior to the course and alternative arrangements will be made at that time. Attendee cancellations must be received in writing to the AACE office 30 days in advance of the course in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations received after this date, but at least 25 days prior to the scheduled AACE-CEC course will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received after that date, or no shows, will not be refunded except in extenuating circumstances, in which case, a written request must be provided to the Socioeconomics Department at the AACE office. Please fax or email cancellations to 904-404-4229 or Endocoding@aace.com.

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