AUA Practice Management & Coding Program (2024) - Friday Only

June 21, 2024

AUA Practice Management & Coding Program (2024) - Friday Only

Friday, June 21 , 2024

FEATURING COURSE CO-DIRECTORS

Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ACS-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer

Daniel Schonwald, CMPE

Designed specifically with the practice administrator and coder in mind, this virtual program addresses the hot topics facing today's urology practices and offers practical advice on how to survive and thrive in the current environment. Content covers relevant, cutting-edge coding and reimbursement education. Both live virtual and on-demand content included! 

    Friday, June 21, 2024: CODING & REIMBURSEMENT HIGHLIGHTS (subject to change)

    • Evaluation & Management (E/M): Coding for Improved Accuracy and Precise Reimbursement
    • G2211 and 99459: Proper Coding Explained
    • ICD-10 Defined: Primary vs. Secondary and Proper Use
    • Modifiers: The Why and How of Correct Use
    • Auditing and the Risks Associated with Not Doing It
    • Coding and Billing Out APPs: What You Can and Cannot Do
    • Top Common Denials and How to Appeal


    REGISTER NOW to attend! 

      • Registration fees include live virtual AND on-demand content 
      • AUA Members and Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscribers save up to 25%!  
        • For more information on AUA membership benefits visit www.AUAnet.org/Join.
        • Not a PMN Subscriber? Click HERE to join now for FREE and save! 

      Registration Fees

      Early Bird Registration - On or before May 17, 2024 to save 25%

      Membership Category

      Live Virtual -

      Friday Only

      Member$565
      Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscriber$565
      Non-Member$705

      Standard Registration- On or after May 18, 2024

      Membership Category

      Live Virtual - 

      Friday Only

      Member$705
      Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscriber$705
      Non-Member$880

       

      Target Audience

      • Practice Administrators
      • Coders
      • Physicians involved in managing a urology practice
      • Other Office Staff

      Learning Objectives

      At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will:

      1. List the common insurance denials and how to prevent them.
      2. Discuss proper coding of HCPCS G2211 and CPT 99459.
      3. Formulate practical applications of the coding information presented and for utilization in everyday practice.
      4. Identify appropriate modifiers to code and bill for proper reimbursement.
      5. Describe reimbursement rules for proper use of modifiers in everyday practice.
      6. Identify how the 2021 outpatient E/M Guidelines differ from the 1995/1997 guidelines.
      7. Describe documentation requirements for updated guidelines.
      8. Recognize how outpatient consultation and hospital visits were updated in 2023.
      9. Define appropriate use of virtual, telephone and online portal E/M services.
      10. Identify correct coding and billing for Advanced Practice Providers to receive proper reimbursement.
      11. Recognize the wide range of information that can be gained from different types of audits.
      Course summary
      Available credit: 
      • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
      • 6.50 Non-Physician Participation
      Course opens: 
      02/01/2024
      Course expires: 
      06/21/2027
      Event starts: 
      06/21/2024 - 9:00am EDT
      Event ends: 
      06/21/2024 - 5:00pm EDT
      Price:
      $880.00
      Rating: 
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      AUA Practice Management & Coding Program (2024) - Friday Only

      Management, Leadership and Coding for Your Urology Practice

      Day One (Friday, June 21): Coding & Reimbursement

      Course Co-Directors: Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR; Dan Schonwald, CMPE

      ALL TIMES EASTERN TIME

      • 9:00 –  9:10 am            
        • Welcome and Introduction
      • 9:10 - 10:10 am
        • Common Urology Claim Denials and How to Avoid Them
          • Sean Weiss, CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC, CMC, CMIS, CMOM
      • 10:10 – 10:40 am            
        • ICD-10 Defined: Primary vs. Secondary and Proper Use
          • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR
      • 10:40 – 11:00 am
        • Break
      • 11:00 – 11:40 am
        • G2211 and 99459: Proper Coding Explained
          • Jonathan Rubenstein, MD
      • 11:40 am – 12:40 pm     
        • Reimbursement & Modifiers - Get Paid More & Faster in 2024
          • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR
      • 12:40 – 1:40 pm               
        • Lunch
      • 1:40 – 2:40 pm
        • Evaluation & Management: Coding for Improved Accuracy and Precise Reimbursement
          • Jonathan Rubenstein, MD
      • 2:40 - 3:20 pm
        • Coding and Billing Out APPs: What You Can and Cannot Do
          • Mark Painter, CPMA, MBS
      • 3:20 – 3:40 pm                 
        • Break
      • 3:40 – 4:40 pm                 
        • Auditing and the Risks Associated with Not Doing It
          • Jaci J. Kipreos, CPC, CPMA, CDEO, CEMC, COC, CPC-1   
      • 4:40 – 5:00 pm 
        • Q&A/Wrap-up
      • 5:00 pm                              
        • Course Adjourns

       

      AUA Practice Management & Coding Program (2024) - Friday Only will be held virtually on Friday, June 21, 2024 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET.

      ***Instructions***

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      All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

      AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

      ACCREDITATION:

      The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

      CREDIT DESIGNATION:

      The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

      OTHER LEARNERS:

      The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

      EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT:

      It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

      AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY:

      All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider all financial relationships with any commercial interest (aka ineligible company) during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

      MITIGATION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:

      All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation.

      OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES: 

      The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

      Available Credit

      • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
      • 6.50 Non-Physician Participation

      Price

      Price:
      $880.00
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      Registration Fees

      • Registration fees include live virtual AND on-demand content 
      • AUA Members and Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscribers save up to 25%!  
        • For more information on AUA membership benefits visit www.AUAnet.org/Join.
        • Not a PMN Subscriber? Click HERE to join now for FREE and save! 

      Early Bird Registration - On or before May 17, 2024 to save 25%

      Membership Category

      Live Virtual -

      Friday Only

      Member$565
      Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscriber$565
      Non-Member$705

      Standard Registration- On or after May 18, 2024

      Membership Category

      Live Virtual - 

      Friday Only

      Member$705
      Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Subscriber$705
      Non-Member$880

      Cancellation Policy

      Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course. 

      Webcast: Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund. 

      Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than to six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund. 

      Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912.  Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.  

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      AUA Anti-Harassment Policy 

      AUA Commitment: AUA is committed to providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the exchange of scientific ideas and is free of harassment and discrimination. All meeting participants are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect, follow venue rules, and alert AUA staff or security of any dangerous situations or anyone in distress. 

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      The AUA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing or revoking the registration of any individual, without refund, as long as such refusal is consistent with applicable law and AUA policy. 

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