New 2021 Evaluation & Management Guidelines: What You Need to Know and How They Will Affect Your Practice (2020)

December 1, 2020

Top 5 Reasons YOU Need to Attend this Webinar: 


  1. BE PREPARED!    On January 1, 2021, the new Evaluation & Management (E&M) Guidelines will become active. There are a number of updates that providers and practices need to understand to comply with the new Guidelines in order to maintain and improve coding and reimbursement efficiencies,   
  2. FREE REGISTRATION!    Registration for this webinar is a free benefit for AUA Members and Practice Management Network subscribers! 
  3. EXPERT FACULTY!    Subject matter experts Jonathan Rubenstein, MD and Edna Maldonado, CPC, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer, will introduce and explain the changes in the new Guidelines and how they compare to prior Guidelines. 
  4. QUESTIONS ANSWERED LIVE!     This highly interactive and engaging webinar features a live presentation coupled with live attendee "Chat" with Faculty that will bring forward the latest information on the upcoming 2021 E&M Guidelines and CPT coding changes. 
  5. FREE HANDY REFERENCE TOOL!    All attendees will receive the complimentary digital brochure, "2021 Evaluation & Management: CPT Code and Guideline Changes", developed by the AUA Public Policy Department and the AUA Coding & Reimbursement Committee.   

Since the new E&M Guidelines will become active soon in January 2021, there are a number of updates that providers and practices need to understand to comply with the new Guidelines. During this live, interactive webinar, expert Faculty will introduce and explain the changes in the new Guidelines and how they compare to the prior Guidelines.

All attendees will receive a complimentary “Evaluation & Management: CPT Code and Guideline Changes” digital brochure, developed by the AUA Public Policy Department and AUA Coding & Reimbursement Committee, to reinforce the 2021 changes and provide a handy reference tool. 

The webinar goal is to bring forward the latest information on the upcoming 2021 E&M Guidelines and CPT code changes. REGISTER TODAY to attend this webinar so you and your practice will be informed, ready, and able to accurately submit reimbursements according to the 2021 E&M Guidelines while maintaining billing and reimbursement efficiencies, which will result in less denials and increased patient satisfaction.


Get a Jump on the New 2021 E&M Guideline Changes - Register Today!


Registration Fees

Registration is FREE for AUA Members and Practice Management Network (PMN) Subscribers! Not an AUA member or PMN subscriber?  Join today and unlock your member benefits!

Membership CategoryLive Webinar
AUA MemberFree!
Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Member Free!
AUA Non-Member $299

 

Target Audience

  • Urologist
  • Practice Manager
  • Coding, billing, and Revenue Cycle Management staff
  • Resident
  • Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants)
  • Non-Urologist (MD or DO)
  • Nurse
  • Medical Technician/Assistant
  • Medical Student

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Interpret the new 2021 E&M Guidelines and which codes are affected, including the new “add-on” codes.
  2. Examine the new chart documentation requirements and how this affects patient flow.
  3. Explain and apply the updated Medical Decision Making chart for outpatient E&M services. 
  4. Determine how to accurately use time to report outpatient E&M coding levels.

  

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
11/04/2020
Course expires: 
12/01/2023
Event starts: 
12/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Event ends: 
12/01/2020 - 8:30pm
Price:
$299.00
Rating: 
0

Scientific Agenda

**All times listed are Eastern and subject to change

7:00 – 7:10 pm                     Welcome/Introductions

7:10 – 8:00 pm                     New 2021 Evaluation & Management Guidelines: What You Need to Know and How They Will Affect Your Practice 

Presenter: Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

Chat Moderator: Edna Maldonado, CPC, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer

8:00 - 8:25 pm                      Live Q&A

Jonathan Rubenstein, MD; Edna Maldonado, CPC, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer

8:25 – 8:30 pm                     Closing Remarks

8:30 pm                                 Webinar Adjourns

The New 2021 Evaluation & Management Guidelines: What You Need to Know and How They Will Affect Your Practice (2020) will be held virtually on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM Eastern Time.

To complete the registration process, receive a confirmation e-mail from Zoom Webinar and add this webinar to your calendar, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click the "ADD TO CART" button.
  2. If prompted, click “update your profile”. Otherwise, follow the instructions to complete the payment process. Registration is FREE for AUA Members and Practice Management Network Subscribers! 
  3. Once registration is complete, click "Take Course".
  4. Click “Start” under "Live Webinar" in the Course Progress pane. 
  5. Click on the link provided to "register in advance for this meeting".
  6. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Faculty disclosures will be posted here prior to the start of the course.

Education Council Disclosures

Education Council Disclosures

Course Director(s)

Moderator(s)

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 live and enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, 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 Education Content Review Committee or its subgroup.
  • 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.


AUA PARTICIPANT INFORMATION & POLICIES

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.

 

Available Credit

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

Price

Price:
$299.00
Please login or register to take this course.

To register for the webinar:

  1. Click the "ADD TO CART" button.
  2. Follow the instructions to complete the payment process. Registration is FREE for AUA Members and Practice Management Network Subscribers! 
  3. Once registration is complete, click on "Take Course".
  4. Click “Start” under "Live Webinar" in the Course Progress pane. 
  5. Click on the link provided to "register in advance for this meeting".
  6. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Registration Fees

Registration is FREE for AUA Members and Practice Management Network (PMN) Subscribers! Not an AUA member or PMN subscriber?  Join today and unlock your member benefits!

Membership CategoryLive Webinar
AUA MemberFree!
Practice Managers' Network (PMN) Member Free!
AUA Non-Member $299

 

Cancellation Policy

Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.

Webcast: Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund.

Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912. Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.