Physician Services

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The entire library is nearly 28 hours in its entirety and is broken up into 27 separate and digestible course modules that build upon each other, training coders in Physician Services. As with all our eLearning products, this can be taken as your schedule permits.

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Modules Include:

Medical Terminology (part 1 and 2)

This course provides a basic overview of medical terminology and upon completion of this module, participants will be able to identify the five parts of a medical term, explain how to read a medical term, identify the rules used in building medical terms and build medical terms correctly 52 mins and 41 mins,

HIPAA for Coders, Billers, and HIM Staff

This course explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy and security rules as applicable and relevant to coders, billers, and HIM staff. It also addresses the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule published in the Federal Register January 25, 2013 that finalized the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act’s modifications to the HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement final rules. 88 mins.

Introduction to Hospital Outpatient and Provider Services Coding

This course identifies the types and general use of the coding systems used in the United States. It identifies the diagnosis coding classification and the two levels of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) used for reporting hospital outpatient and provider services. 14 mins

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding for Physician Services (part 1-3)

This course discusses how the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) coding manual is organized, and identifies the common conventions, symbols, and terminology within the manual. It discusses how to assign ICD-10-CM codes and determine appropriate ICD-10-CM code sequencing. Part 1: 44 mins, Part 2: 69 mins, and Part 3: 45 mins

Introduction to CPT Coding

This course will explore the three categories of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. The discussion will include the manuals organization, define symbols seen to identify new, revised and deleted codes as well as common terms and conventions used in the CPT manual. 21 mins.

Overview of Physician Services Reimbursement

This course reviews Medicare reimbursement for physician services, including how they are calculated via the Resource-Based Relative Value System, how to fill out the CMS-1500 form, and where to find information about Local and National Coverage Determinations. 55mins

Introduction to Evaluation and Management

Evaluation and management codes (E/M) comprise approximately 40% of all billed professional services. During this introductory module, you will learn the basics of E/M code assignment including how to distinguish between “new” and “established” patients and accurate assignment of E/M associated modifiers. 57 mins.

Introduction to Evaluation and Management Categories (part 1 and 2)

Accurate selection of an E/M category is imperative to ultimately assign the correct E/M code. In this module, you will learn how to select the appropriate category of E/M codes. We will explore all applicable AMA guidelines as well as additional guidance from CMS pertaining to the various categories of E/M codes. 76 and 66 mins.

Assigning E/M Levels Based on Key Components (part 1 and 2)

This course teaches participants to assign E/M categories based on key components, identify CMS documentation requirements for key component-based codes, describe when counseling and coordination of care may be used to select a level of E/M service and discuss the new E/M coding changes for CY 2021. 59 and 114 mins.

Coding and Billing for Anesthesia Services

This module outlines different types of anesthesia and discusses guidelines for reporting these services. Correct coding and reporting for anesthesia services requires understanding of the different types of anesthesia and of moderate sedation coding, and how to utilize anesthesia modifiers properly. 35 mins.

Introduction to Surgery Coding and Modifiers

This course discusses how to identify a separate procedure, how to identify when a separate procedure is reported, and how to assign modifiers -25, -51, and -59 correctly. 36 mins.

Coding Dermatological and Breast Procedures 

This course discusses how to assign CPT codes for common dermatological and breast procedures, including modifiers, and how to assign CPT codes from an operative report. 64 mins.

Coding for Orthopedic Procedures

This course discusses how to identify the anatomy of the spine, assign CPT codes for fracture care and arthrodesis, and identify when you can and cannot report a CPT code for the application of a cast. 56 mins.

Coding for Pulmonology Procedures

This course reviews lung anatomy and explains how to perform CPT coding for a variety of pulmonary procedures, including bronchoscopy, lymphadenectomy, and pulmonary function tests. 41 mins.

Coding for Ear, Nose and Throat Procedures 

In addition to describing relevant anatomy of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT), this course reviews CPT coding for ENT procedures through multiple approaces, cerumen removal, and tympanic membrane surgeries. 46 mins

Coding Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures

This course covers CPT code assignment for professional services in the cardiovascular system. This module is designed to support participants with understanding of CPT guidelines and code assignment for a variety of surgical cardiovascular services.  114 mins.

Coding Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures

This course covers basic anatomy, diagnostic services, interventional and percutaneous services, and where codes are applicable for monitoring services. 59 mins.

Coding for Gastroenterology Procedures

This course provides information about the anatomy of the digestive system, as well as an overview of CPT coding and guideline rules for procedures including fundoplasty, endoscopy, and hernia repair. 45 mins.

Coding Urinary and Male Genital System Procedures

This course discusses how to assign CPT codes for open and endoscopic procedures in the urinary system, as well as open and endoscopic procedures on the male genital system. 24 mins.

Coding for Obstetrical Procedures

This course reviews how to determine what services are included in the obstetrical global package, along with the assignment of CPT codes for other common obstetrical procedures. 58 mins.

Coding Nervous System Procedures 

This course discusses how to assign CPT codes for craniotomy/craniotomy procedures, skull base surgeries, injection procedures involving the spinal cord/spine, injection procedures involving the autonomic nervous system, and neurostimulators. 64 mins.

Coding for Ophthalmological Procedures 

This course discusses how to identify segments of the eye, as well as how to assign CPT codes for cataract extractions, procedures to treat and prevent retinal detachments, strabismus surgery, and procedures from the Medicine section of CPT involving the eye. 33 mins.

Coding Radiology Services

This course discusses how to identify the meaning and background of supervision and interpretation, the different modalities of radiology, and the use of contrast in radiological procedures, as well as when the administration of contrast is separately reportable. It also explains how to assign CPT codes for diagnostic radiological services, nuclear medicine services, and interventional radiology procedures. 66 mins.

Coding Pathology and Laboratory Services

This course discusses how to identify the use of panels in reporting for diagnostic laboratory procedures and distinguish between qualitative versus quantitative screening. It also explains how to assign CPT codes for diagnostic laboratory services and for surgical pathology, including consults during surgery. 40 mins.

Coding Injections and Infusions

This course reviews CPT coding for drug administration services, explaining how to determine when to report hydration services, as well as distinguishing among initial, subsequent, and concurrent infusions. It also discusses chemotherapy administration and the documentation necessary for appropriate code assignment. 27 mins.

Coding for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services

This course discusses CPT coding for psychiatry and behavioral health services. It explains which types of providers can report these services, how to calculate time-based codes, when to report psychotherapy for crisis. 17 mins.

Understanding National Correct Coding Initiative Policy and Edits

This course explains how National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits are used by Medicare to prevent improper coding. It includes information on procedure-to-procedure, medically unlikely, and add-on code edits, and how coders can identify when these edits apply to CPT/HCPCS codes. 22 mins.