This session reviews payment patterns relevant to nursing home services and practical implications. Procedural codes, codes with modifiers, coding for care by nurse practitioners, and day-of-death codes will be discussed. Case studies and vignettes are used as examples to lead participants through determination of codes based on modifiers and procedures.
Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Identify the rationale behind the CPT system.
Explain what "medical necessity is" and how to apply the concept.
Discuss the common codes used in LTC and how to apply them.