2021 HCPCS Level II Updates
December 16, 2020 11:00am MT
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The presentation will discuss an introduction to the HCPCS Level II code set and its differences from HCPCS Level I (CPT®) codes. The presentation will review new codes by category and provide a list of the new code set for use by various healthcare organizations. Deleted code tables will be provided along with a table of those codes with description changes. Policies from CMS in relation to many of the codes for 2021 will be covered.
Why is this topic important?
Healthcare provide reimbursement and compliance is tied to the appropriate use of these codes along with provision of needed services and products to healthcare beneficiaries.
Who would benefit from this topic?
Coders, billers, practice managers, follow-up staff in revenue or patient financial services areas, compliance and audit personnel, and charge description master review employees.
What information or new skills will the attendee take away from this webinar?
Updated information in relation to Medicare guidance for code use in the upcoming year.
What's the presenter's background/expertise on this topic?
Over 20 years in hospital and physician revenue cycle, coding, billing, practice manager, and compliance. I currently am the Revenue Integrity Manager of Tift Regional Medical Center.
About The Author
Arthur Lamon Willis, COC, CPC, CPCO, CPC-I
Lamon Willis is the Director of Coding for Velocity Healthcare Collaborative in Macon, Georgia. There he oversees hospital inpatient and outpatient coding operations
Mr. Willis is a healthcare professional with more than 20 years of experience in hospital and physician revenue cycle, practice management, compliance, coding, billing, process improvement, client services, sales support, and strategic product and solution development. He is also the former Director of Business Development for AAPC and Healthicity.
He has worked as a VP of Patient Financial Services in a hand and foot surgery hospital in Florida as well as a manager and compliance liaison with an emergency physician practice management organization.
Mr. Willis previously provided healthcare consulting and solution services to hospitals and physician organizations through such companies as St. Anthony Consulting, Ingenix, OptumInsight, 3M Health Information Systems, and Craneware, Inc.
Lamon is a speaker at national and regional conferences for a wide variety Enterprise Solutions of healthcare industry topics for the AAPC, AHIMA, HFMA, and SAAS-based companies.
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