Up-to-date knowledge of healthcare code sets, including Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10) diagnostic codes, is a MUST for optimal professional practice. The latest modifications impacting SLP clinical practice and claim submissions are discussed, as well as relevant adjustments in the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
Course created on March 1, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the new International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) diagnostic codes relevant to SLP billing and claims practices.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the new CPT codes relevant to SLP billing and claims practices.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to use the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule to determine Medicare coverage and payment for outpatient SLP procedures.
|5-15 Minutes||Differentiating ICD-10-CM codes and CPT codes|
|15-25 Minutes||2022 ICD-10-CM code additions/modifications related to SLP|
|25-35 Minutes||2022 CPT code changes and revisions related to SLP|
|35-45 Minutes||Application of coding and payment changes (Pediatric Feeding Disorder, Remote Therapeutic Monitoring, Cognitive Exam, Timed codes)|
|45-65 Minutes||2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule adjustments|
|65-80 Minutes||Application of coding and payment modifications (edits, modifiers, getting to threshold d/c, meeting threshold, telehealth)|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dee Adams Nikjeh
PhD CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, is an expert in health care code sets, compliance requirements, and billing practices for the field of speech-language pathology (SLP). She co-chairs ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee and is the SLP procedural coding advisor on the American Medical Association's Relative Value Update Committee/Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee Review Board. Dr. Nikjeh's professional career in the field of communication sciences and disorders spans four decades as a clinician, researcher, educator, expert witness for the US Department of Justice Civil Division, coding and claims consultant, and an advocate for the profession. She has served on ASHA's Legislative Council and the Executive Board of the Council of State Association Presidents and is a past-president of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
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