AUA 2021 Coding Seminar Webcast (2021)

Boost and Expand Your Coding Knowledge with the Experts! 

Join expert Faculty as they provide real-life applications to further your coding knowledge! 

  • Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD; Chair, AUA Coding and Reimbursement Committee

  • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer; Coding Manager, United Urology Group

  • Mark Painter, BA, CPMA. MBS; CEO, PRS Managed Services, LLC

  • Jennifer Bepple, MD; Director for Digital Health, United Urology Group

Experience this intermediate level, multi-faceted webcast designed to educate on the latest Evaluation & Management (E&M) Guidelines, Medicare and coding updates and how to properly code the new changes in CPT. During this webcast, viewers will have the opportunity to:

  • EXPLORE the latest updates and information on Medicare and CPT coding for 2021!

  • STRENGTHEN and SHARPEN coding skills!

  • GAIN NEW INSIGHTS from the experts as they provide real-life application to further your coding knowledge!

  • EARN Physicians' CME and Coders' CEUs!*

* Approved for 5.0 CEUs


Course Registration Fees

Membership CategoryRate
AUA Member$199
Practice Managers' Network (PMN)  Member$199
AUA Non-Member$249

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Target Audience

  • Urologist
  • Resident
  • Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants)
  • Non-Urologist (MD or DO)
  • Nurse
  • Medical Technician/Assistant
  • Medical Student
  • Practice Manager

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webcast, participants will be able to: 

  1. List the changes to Medicare Program for 2021.
  2. Determine coding for the appropriate level of evaluation and management.
  3. Code complex urological issues and multiple procedures.
  4. Describe the relationship between encounter documentation and code selection.
  5. Describe coding information to be used in the everyday practice.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
08/06/2021
Course expires: 
08/06/2024
Price:
$249.00
Rating: 
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Session I: Evaluation & Management Recap and March 9 Technical Update 

Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD

Session II: Telemedicine and Telephone Documentation and Billing

Jennifer Bepple, MD

Session III: Medicare Update 2021

Mark N. Painter, BA, CPMA, MBS

Session IV: Insurance Updates

Edna R. Maldonado, CPC; Mark N. Painter, BA, CPMA, MBS

Session V: MIPS, MACRA & APMs: Quality Payment Program

Mark N. Painter, BA, CPMA, MBS

Session VI: CPT Modifiers: A Deep Dive for Most Accurate Billing

Edna R. Maldonado, CPC

Session VII: Effective Use of NCCI Edits for Clean Claims

Edna R. Maldonado, CPC

Session VIII: Chart Documentation Strategies: How to Protect Your Practice from Audits

Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD

 

Education Council Disclosures

 Education Council Disclosures 2021

COI Review Work Group Disclosures

PDF icon COI Review Work Group Disclsoures 2021

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. 

AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: 

Learners will participate in this online educational activity by completing the pre-test, viewing the webcasts, completing the post-test and completing the evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the post-test, passing with 80% accuracy, and submit the program evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this activity: 5.0 hours

Release Date: July, 2021
Expiration Date: July, 2024

ACCREDITATION: 

The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: 

The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of  6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER LEARNERS: 

The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT: 

It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY: 

All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

RESOLUTION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICT OF INTEREST: 

All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor, and/or AUA COI Review Work Group.
  • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
  • Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty

OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES: 

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Non-Physician Participation

Price

Price:
$249.00
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Course Registration Fees

Membership CategoryRate
AUA Member$199
Practice Managers' Network (PMN)  Member                  $199
AUA Non-Member$249

ATTENTION PMN SUBSCRIBERS: If you do not receive the correct registration fee at checkout, please contact AUA Customer Service to register. customerservice@auanet.org | 1-800-908-9414 | 410-689-3917

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