This course will target unique coding, billing and supervision issues specific to speech-language pathologists who provide behavioral and qualitative analysis of voice, instrumental laryngeal assessments, and therapeutic intervention of voice and upper airway disorders. Optimal professional practice requires applicable knowledge of supervision regulations, billing options, and current health care coding systems (i.e., CPT and ICD).
Course created on February 15, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the differences between procedural and diagnostic coding systems with examples specific to laryngeal function and voice disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify CCI edits and modifiers used to bill for voice procedures provided to the same patient on the same date of service.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 levels of supervision determined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that may impact provision of laryngeal videostroboscopy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three factors that affect reimbursement for Medicare Part B SLP services.
|5-15 Minutes||Procedural and diagnostic coding systems specific to laryngeal function and voice disorders|
|15-25 Minutes||Explanation of CCI edits and modifiers used for billing voice procedures|
|25-40 Minutes||Supervision and its impact on providing laryngeal videostroboscopy|
|40-50 Minutes||Billing options for SLPs working in a physician practice|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dee Adams Nikjeh
Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, is an expert in health care coding, billing, and documentation. She is Co-Chair of ASHA’s Health Care Economics Committee, Co-Chair of the American Medical Association’s Relative Value Update Committee/Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee and an Expert Witness for the United States Department of Justice Civil Division-Fraud Section. Dr. Nikjeh has more than 35 years of clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with communication impairments specializing in endoscopic procedures for the evaluation and management of voice and swallowing disorders.
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