AABIP Symposium: Billing and Coding for Pulmonary Procedures

Date and time:

Saturday 10/22/2016

5:00 pm- 6:45 pm


The Line Hotel, 3515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

The symposium will be moderated by the following expert faculty:
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Momen Wahidi, MD, MBA
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Chief Medical Officer, Duke Revenue Management Organization
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Scott Manaker, MD, Ph.D.
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Kevin L. Kovitz, MD, MBA and Kim D. French, MHSA, CAPPM Chicago Chest Center kovitz thumb
Kim D. French, MHSA, CAPPM
Chicago Chest Center
Executive Director, Chicago Chest Center
Chicago, IL
Kevin Kovitz, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Thoracic Services
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Advanced Thoracic Procedures
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Director, Chicago Chest Center
Chicago, IL
Agenda (subject to change)
Time Topic Speaker
05:05-5:05 Introduction Momen Wahidi

Principles of billing (professional vs. technical, ICD/CPT/ E&M codes, wRVU, Gross charges vs. receipts, collection rates, denials)

Scott Manaker
5:30-5:50 Bronchoscopy billing: endoscopy rules, modifiers, add-on codes, new EBUS codes Momen Wahidi
5:50-6:15 Other billing: ICU billing, procedures in ICU, pleural procedures Kevin Kovitz
6:15-6:30 Case discussion: case scenarios Kim French
6:30-6:45 Questions and answers: 10 minutes  All faculty

$50 for members and $75 for non-members

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