2018 Coding & Reimbursement Seminars:
New Year… New Coding & Reimbursement Challenges!


Melody Mulaik, MSHS, CRA, FAHRA, RCC, CPC, CPC-H
President, Coding Strategies, Inc., Powder Springs, GA
Coding Strategies, Inc.

These webinars will be held in two different sessions - register for one or both. They will provide vital information to avoid costly errors through an understanding of the various operational and compliance concerns for radiology. The sessions will also ensure that all attendees are up-to-date on coding, reimbursement and compliance for 2018.

Session I: Diagnostic Radiology
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Note: This seminar has been rescheduled to March 7th. If you are registered and cannot attend contact us.
Participants will learn about and discuss the diagnostic radiology updates for 2018 as well as other key areas of concern:

2018 Reimbursement Issues & Updates (20 Minutes)
• Clinical Decision Support
• Site Neutral Payment (PO/PN Modifiers)
• Payment Reductions for film and CR/DR
• Other key issues of concern

2018 Coding & Edit Updates (20 Minutes)
• Chest and Abdominal X-Rays
• Mammography
• Extremity Ultrasound
• CT Updates
• PET/CT 
• CCI Edit Updates

Modality specific areas of concern – coding, edits and audit targets (60 Minutes)
• CT/CTA
• MR/MRA
• Ultrasound
• PET

Other key areas of concern (10 Minutes)

Q & A (10 Minutes)

This dynamic session is for individuals responsible for any portion of the charge capture, coding, documentation, billing and account follow-up of diagnostic imaging services. All of the 2018 diagnostic coding updates will be reviewed in detail as well as other key items of concern related to imaging services, including but not limited to, reimbursement, audit concerns, edits and upcoming CDS. Physician coders and radiology administrators will gain the information that they need to ensure correct coding for their organizations. It is recommended that appropriate individuals from Compliance and Finance be invited to ensure consistency and accuracy within the entire organization.

Click here to register.
AHRA Member = $199.00 or Non-Member = $399.00
Order both sessions for $299 (members) or $499 (non-members)! 



Session II: Interventional Radiology
Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Note: This seminar has been rescheduled to March 8th. If you are registered and cannot attend contact us.
Participants will learn about and discuss the interventional radiology updates for 2018:

2018 Coding & Edit Updates (30 Minutes)
• Cryoablation treatment of pulmonary tumors
• AAA Repairs
• Incompetent Vein Treatment
• Bone Marrow Diagnostic Procedures
• Other updates

Modality specific areas of concern – coding, edits and audit targets (50 Minutes)
• Transcatheter Therapies

Other key areas of concern (15 Minutes)
• Supervision/Performance of IR Procedures by Physician Extenders

Q & A (15 Minutes)

This dynamic session is for individuals responsible for any portion of the charge capture, coding, documentation, billing and account follow-up of interventional services. All of the 2018 interventional coding updates will be reviewed in detail as well as other key items of concern related to interventional services. Physician coders and radiology administrators will gain the information that they need to ensure correct coding for their organizations. It is recommended that appropriate individuals from Compliance and Finance be invited to ensure consistency and accuracy within the entire organization.

Click here to register.
AHRA Member = $199.00 or Non-Member = $399.00 
Order both sessions for $299 (members) or $499 (non-members)!