Get Paid for Your Work: Guidance on LARC Billing Webinar

Get Paid For Your Work: Guidance on LARC Billing

Presented by Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA

Target Audience

Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.

 

Educational Needs Addressed

Providers and practices face challenges getting fully reimbursed for long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) services and devices. Learn about best practices for LARC coding and billing and what to do when you face a denied claim or low reimbursement rate. Successful LARC billing leads to more accessible services and better outcomes for patients. 

 

Educational Objectives

Participants at the conclusion of this webinar will be able to:

1. Identify the correct CPT and ICD-10 CM diagnostic codes when billing an IUD or implant
2. Understand when an E/M service can or cannot be reported on the date of IUD or implant insertion
3. Correctly use modifiers when billing for postpartum IUD or implant placement
4. Code for complicated IUD or implant insertion or removal
5.Support coding for IUD insertion with ultrasound or hysteroscopic guidance

 

Course Co-Directors

Katharine White, MD, MPH
Vice-Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Boston Medical Center
Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator of Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK)

Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc
Medical Director, BEACON Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Program, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine

 

Accreditor Disclosure Policy

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. 

 

Faculty Presenter

Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA
Faculty Presenter does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests. Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

 

Planning Committee

Katharine White, MD, MPH receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant.  Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc, Megan O’Brien, RN, Natasha Lerner, MPA, Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Madeline Jankowski, BA,of Boston Medical Center, and Sakina Flint, MS, of Boston University School of Medicine have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Accreditor Disclosures

The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Sakina Flint, MS – Program Manager

 

Mitigation of Relevant Financial Relationships

In accordance with the standards for integrity and independence in accredited continuing education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors or those who may be in control of content and have, have been mitigated.

 

CME Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

How to Earn Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire live webinar and complete an evaluation.

 

How to Request a Certificate

By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To receive a certificate for your participation in this activity, you will need to complete the evaluation survey at the end of this activity and in the last question select that you wish to receive CME credit. PICCK will send your certificate directly to you via email. You can expect your certificate within two weeks of completing the evaluation survey.

 

DISCLAIMER

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS REGARDING LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR LEGAL LIABILITY BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVICE OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN ATTORNEY.

 

For questions about the program or technology, contact us.

For questions about accreditation, contact Boston University School of Medicine – CME Office at: (617) 358-5005 or cme@bu.edu.