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353 - CPT Coding

‐ Sep 21, 2013 3:45pm

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.