In this breakout session, Coding Tips and Traps, Melody will provide an overview of radiology-specific procedure coding updates for 2020, including potential coding risks, unbundling and payor audit targets. Time will be allowed for Q & A, so bring all your coding questions and concerns.
Healthcare regulatory changes continue to impact imaging administrators at a rapid pace affecting both compliance and reimbursement. Join Melody and Sheila Sferrella for their breakout session, Regulatory Updates, to discuss the proposed and finalized (if available) legislative changes and updates for 2020-2021. They will examine key issues and their operational impact on your organization.
Radiology managers and administrators must be able to keep up with the ever-changing coding and compliance guidelines while ensuring revenue is not inappropriately gained or forfeited. In this session, Equipping Yourself for Success Managing Imaging Coding & Compliance, Melody will provide a high-level overview of the terminology used for imaging services and address key compliance issues for radiology departments/organizations. She will explore the advantages of having dedicated staff to oversee these functions and how to justify this from a budgetary standpoint.