Billing for Obesity Screening and Treatment to Medicare and Commercial Insurance Using G0447, CPT 99401, CPT 99402, CPT 99403, CPT 99404, CPT 99405
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Billing for Obesity Screening and Treatment to Medicare and Commercial Insurance Using G0447, CPT 99401, CPT 99402, CPT 99403, CPT 99404, CPT 99405

Learn all about Billing for Obesity Screening and Treatment to Medicare and Commercial Insurance Using G0447, CPT 99401, 99402, 99403, 99404   BUY OBESITY BILLING WEBINAR HERE —https://gohealthcarewebinars.com/obesity-medical-billing Medical Obesity Services Medical Coding and Billing RECORDED WEBINAR What’s Inside the RECORDED Webinar? “Obesity, a common and costly health issue, affects more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of youth in the United States. “ – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention By the numbers, 78 million adults and 12 million children are obese—figures many regard as an epidemic. Being obese increases the risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes—the first, fourth and seventh leading causes of death, respectively—and contributes to more than one in five cancer-related deaths. Obesity-related health care spending continues to grow, with researchers estimating medical costs at $147 billion annually, including $7 billion for Medicare prescription drugs. The American Medical Association recognized obesity as a disease in 2013 and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended obesity prevention, assessment and patient counseling in 2007. Medicare first recognized obesity as a medical condition in 2004 and began covering interventions when scientific evidence demonstrated their effectiveness. In 2011, Medicare issued a Coverage Decision memorandum outlining requirements for intensive behavioral counseling and therapy for beneficiaries affected by obesity. Learning Objectives: 1. Apply Accurate and Proper Billing and Coding for Behavioral Obesity Services 2. Understand the Medicare and Different Commercial Insurance Reimbursement Billing, Coding Policy, Determination and Utilization Guidelines 3. Understand the levels of Problem-Focused Evaluation and Management and Time-based Behavioral Counseling 4. Understand Proper Documentation for Obesity Counseling Services 5. Describe Incident to Physician’s Billing in a Primary Care Setting to Non-Physician Providers (Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant) 6. Describe the role of a Dietician or Nutritionist 7. Discover additional services to maximize reimbursement for 8. Obesity Services performed in a Primary Care Setting 9. Understand different scenarios in the practice with Obesity Services 10. Telehealth Medicine Encounter 12. Medical Nutrition Therapy (Dieticians and Nutritionists) Who Should Attend this Webinar? Primary Care Providers: General Practice Family Practice Internal Medicine Obstetrics/Gynecology Pediatric Medicine Geriatric Medicine Nurse Practitioner Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist Physician Assistant     OTHER SPECIALTY: Gastroenterologists Pain Management Physicians PM & R Physicians Opthalmologists Neurologists Psychiatrists Bariatric Surgeons Webinar’s Agenda 1. The presenter will be discussing a lot of information to enhance your knowledge and skill: 2. Our 3 Goals for the Practice Maximize Reimbursement Increase Revenue Remain Compliant 3. Is Practice Eligible to get Reimbursed for Obesity Services with Medicare? 4. Exploring Medicare’s Guidelines for Behavioral Obesity Counseling Services 5. Is Your Specialty Properly listed with your Contracted Payors? 6. Primary Care Provider Setting versus...

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