Medical coding is the foundation of the US healthcare system. Medical codes are essential for billing and claims, reimbursement, healthcare analytics, risk scoring, physician compensation, among many other uses.Every claim includes multiple codes from various coding systems.
This webinar explains the use of five of the most common schemes in use today: CPT and HCPCS codes, ICD-10 codes, DRGs, and APCs.
For each system, we discuss how codes are assigned; where they appear on the claim; how they are used for billing and reimbursement; which types of claims are subject to each coding scheme; and other features of each system. We also provide tips for analyzing data containing these codes.
Why should you Attend: Most healthcare workers use medical codes in one way or another in their jobs. To many people, coding systems such as CPT and ICD-10 can be confusing and hard to understand.
Attendees will learn how each of five major coding systems is used and how it impacts various components of our healthcare industry.Whether you are a medical biller or analyst, health plan worker or provider, this webinar will provide a foundation on which you can build your understanding of medical coding methods.
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