This on-demand activity is intended for SIR to provide a comprehensive overview of what's new in IR coding in 2019 and some common coding scenarios. The webinar will address issues regarding denied claims,common mistakes, and inaccurate documentation.
This course is intended to meet the educational needs of interventional radiologists, IR clinical technologists, and administrators with an interest or responsibilities for accurate coding and practice reimbursement.
As a result of participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
Identify the six categories in which changes were made for 2019 coding updates
Explain the specific changes made within each category
Describe how these changes impact their practice and billing and coding methods
Waleska Pabon-Ramos, MD, MPH, FSIR - Duke University Health System
Curtis Anderson, MD, PhD - Florida Endovascular and Interventional
Stephanie L. Dybul, MBA, RT(R)(VI) CIRCC - Medical College of Wisconsin
C. Matthew Hawkins, MD - Emory University/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Ammar Sarwar, MB BS, FSIR - Harvard University/Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Timothy Swan, MD, FSIR, FACR - Marshfield Clinic
The faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.
The Society of Interventional Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is approved for 1.0 self-assessment (SAM) credits by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) – Approval Date: January 21, 2019. SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). This educational activity meets the criteria for SA-CME toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.