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2018 CPT/HCPCS & Medicare OPPS UPDATE

December 07, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Hyatt House
100 Westage Business Center
Fishkill, NY 12524

Agenda:

8:00 – 8:45 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome & Announcements
Lillian Gamble – Immediate Past Chapter President

Part A – 2018 CPT/HCPCS Changes -Includes CPT Manual
(CD’s available to purchase for $65)
9:00 – 10:30 2018 CPT/HCPCS Changes
Jon Menard, CPC, COC, CRCR
Bolder Healthcare Solutions

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 2018 CPT/HCPCS Changes , continued

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch


Part B – 2018 OPPS Final Rule (Includes OPPS Manual)
(CD’s available to purchase for $65)

1:00 – 2:15 2018 OPPS Final Rule
Julie Hall – Director
Bolder Healthcare Solutions

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:30 2018 OPPS Final Rule, continued

 

Topics will include:
Part A

  • Analysis of CPT changes including 176 new, 60 revised and 82 deleted codes
  • Significant changes to high-volume diagnostic imaging services
  • New evaluation and management services, including collaborative care management and anti-coagulation management
  • Continued bundling of code pairs
  • Analysis of every change by body system, plus Radiology, Lab, and Medicine
  • New services and procedures, plus new and revised coding guidelines
  • Analysis of all HCPCS changes including 141 new, 48 revised, and 38 deleted coes

 

Part B  – CMS decisions to finalize, modify, or reject major proposed OPPS changes including:

  • Major proposed payment reduction for 340B discount drugs
  • Significant changes to the Inpatient Only Procedure List
  • Changes to packaging policies, including drug administration packaging
  • Restructuring of Radiology, and other APCs
  • Final payment rates and status indicators for new and existing codes

Who Should Attend?
The morning session is extremely important for all provider types to prepare for 2018 changes relating to
coding, compliance and establishing charges. The afternoon session will focus on changes to Medicare
billing and reimbursement in the outpatient hospital setting The following areas will benefit from attending
this workshop: Patient Financial Services, Chargemaster Management, Reimbursement, Health Information

Tickets

$90.00 Half Day/1 Session - Certified Members

$100.00 Half Day/1 Session - Members

$150.00 Half Day/1 Session - Non-Members

$155.00 Full Day/Both Sessions - Certified Members

$165.00 Full Day/Both Sessions - Members

$250.00 Full Day/Both Sessions - Non-Members