2019 CPT Updates

CPT Updates include series of 15-minute webinars that provide a detailed and practical overview of the 2019 CPT guidelines and code updates. OPPS, Surgery, E/M and Medicine. Our nationally-recognized educators present a detailed overview of new updates and practical examples per code update. Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P and Teri Jorwic, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA

The Learning Objectives are: 

  • Review the Overall Changes to CPT for 2019
  • Review Changes in the E&M Section – Including CMS Final Rules Highlights 
  • Discuss Updates to the Medicine Section Codes and Guidelines
  • Review the New Radiology Section Codes
  • List the Changes to the Pathology and Laboratory Section Codes
  • Discuss the Final Rule for OPPS for CY 2019
  • Summarize the changes in payment and conversion factor for CY 2019
  • Review the characteristics of Composite and Comprehensive APCs (C-APCs)
  • Summarize changes related to New Technology
  • Discuss OPPS APC-Specific Policy Changes
  • Review changes to OPPS Payment for Devices
  • Discuss changes to the Inpatient Only (IPO) list for CY 2019
  • Review overall changes to CPT 2019
  • Discuss updates to the Surgery section by subsection
  • Review additions to Category III temporary codes for new technology as well as deletions and revisions