Last Modified: 12/27/2017 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part B
Transitional care management services (B)
Wednesday, February 7
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Delivery language: English
Readmission following hospitalization is costly and often preventable. Readmission is also disruptive to patients and caregivers, and can put patients at unnecessary risk of hospital-acquired infections and complications. Studies have shown readmissions within 30 days are often related to quality of care, coordination of care, or other factors within the control of health care providers. High readmission rates indicate an opportunity for improvement in patient care and transitional care management is that opportunity.
Transitional Care Management (TCM) includes services provided to patients who require moderate or high-complexity medical decision-making during transition of care from inpatient settings to their home or community setting. Since 2013, Medicare will cover and reimburse practitioners who provide transitional care management services. To better understand the guidelines for TCM services, we are hosting a webcast.
Join us for this informative webcast as we review coding and billing guidelines for TCM services and answer your questions. This class will provide an overview of TCM and discuss the specifics of billing these services by reviewing:
• What is meant by 'transitional care management'?
• Who qualifies for TCM services
• Coding requirements, as well as who can perform and bill for TCM services
• Documentation of the components of TCM
• Care planning tools and resources available to assist you in further understanding TCM guidelines
This webcast is intended for all primary care practitioners and their coding and billing staff.
Would you like to submit questions prior to the event? You may submit your questions in advance by logging into First Coast University and selecting the hyperlink under Course Activities once you register for the webcast. Please submit your questions no later than Friday, January 26.
To participate in this webcast, please register by Tuesday, February 6.
AAPC accepts hour for hour CMS CEUs when sponsored by CMS national or MAC offices. A certificate of attendance or completion with the CMS logo is necessary to show participation. To claim CEUs attendees will enter certificate information onto their CEU Tracker using the "No Index Number" option. A copy of the certificate does not need to be provided to AAPC unless the member is selected for verification purposes. Please click here for CEU documentation instructions.
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