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Prepare Your Anesthesia Practice for New Invasive Cardiac Monitoring Guidelines and Codes

Product Code: YMPDA121318A

Quick Overview

During this 60-minute webcast, expert speaker Judi Blaszczyk, RN, CPC, ACS-PM, will walk you through the updates to guidelines and codes for intravascular cardiac monitoring procedures.

Price: $199.00

Prepare Your Anesthesia Practice for New Invasive Cardiac Monitoring Guidelines and Codes

Prepare Your Anesthesia Practice for New Invasive Cardiac Monitoring Guidelines and Codes

Presented on: Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: Judi Blaszczyk, RN, CPC, ACS-PM

During this 60-minute webcast, expert speaker Judi Blaszczyk, RN, CPC, ACS-PM, will walk you through the updates to guidelines and codes for intravascular cardiac monitoring procedures. Most services related to anesthesia are included in the anesthesia code, but anesthesia providers can receive additional payment when they insert cardiovascular monitoring lines. In 2019, new guidelines and codes will go into effect for several of these procedures. Anesthesia practices that aren’t up to date could lose much-needed revenue. Join us at the end of the webcast for an educational Q&A session!

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Implement the new guidance for central venous access procedures and peripherally inserted central catheters to prevent documentation, coding, and reimbursement slip-ups
  • Understand how to report the new peripherally inserted central catheter codes, including when to use modifier -52 (reduced service)
  • Understand other invasive lines that anesthesia providers regularly insert, including arterial catheters and Swan-Ganz catheters

Agenda

  • New guidance for central venous access procedures
  • New guidance for peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC lines)
  • New codes for PICC lines
  • Revised codes for PICC lines
  • Coding guidelines for other cardiac monitoring services
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  •  Anesthesia coders
  • Anesthesia billers
  • Anesthesia compliance officers
  • Anesthesia providers

Meet the Speaker

Judi BlaszczykJudi Blaszczyk, RN, CPC, ACS-PM, has 19 years of experience as a registered nurse working in an acute care hospital setting. This background provides invaluable insight into the clinical aspects of medical coding and documentation as well as experience interacting with physicians and other clinicians. In addition to her clinical background, Blaszczyk has more than 28 years of experience in medical coding and billing, specializing in anesthesia and pain management.

Instructions

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $199 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $199 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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