AAA 2019: Billing and Coding: Cracking the Code and Understanding Medicare Requirements (0.1 CEUs)
Recorded On: 03/27/2019
AAA 2019: Billing and Coding: Cracking the Code and Understanding Medicare Requirements
Recorded at AAA 2019, Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Presenter: Debbie Abel, AuD
Instructional Level: Fundamental
Description: Coding for audiology services is confusing and unlike other health care coding, especially when it comes to Medicare regulations. With a solid understanding of these skills as well as those for proper documentation, you can help more patients, remove that unnecessary paperwork, and avoid leaving revenues on the table.
- Identify the three coding systems necessary to bill all audiology services.
- List essential documentation necessary for compliance, reporting purposes and potential audits.
- Describe Medicare regulations specific to audiologists.
Debbie Abel, Au.D. spent 13 years in private practice in Alliance, OH.
She is currently the manager of Coding and Contracting Services for Audigy and formerly the Academy’s Senior Specialist, Practice Management and currently serves as a trustee of the American Academy of Audiology Foundation and is the President Elect of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.
She is the editor of The Essential Guide to Coding in Audiology: Coding, Billing and Practice Management and has authored a chapter in all three editions of Strategic Practice Management: A Patient Centered Approach/Business and Procedural Considerations.
Dr. Abel is an adjunct assistant professor at A. T. Still. She was the Alliance Area’s 1994 Athena Award recipient, was awarded the first “Active Advocate of the Year” by the State Leaders’ Network of the American Academy of Audiology in 2006, in 2012, AAA’s President's Award and in 2017, ADA’s Joel Wernick Award.
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