The 2017 Coding Update On-demand activity is a comprehensive overview of what's new in IR coding in 2017 and includes some common coding scenarios. It's intended to meet the education needs of interventional radiologists, IR clinical technologists, and administrators with an interest or responsibilities for accurate coding and practice reimbursement.
After purchasing access to this educational activity, you will be directed to the SIR Learning Center to participate in the activity and obtain your certificate. To receive CME credit for this enduring activity, participants must watch the video and score 60% or better on the post-activity exam. Participants will have three opportunities to score 60% or better.
As a result of participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
Understand basics of the coding process and code valuation
Apply to clinical scenarios the new 2017 codes for Dialysis Access procedures
Apply to clinical scenarios new codes for angioplasty, and basics of the new moderate Sedation codes
IR coding basics, valuation process
Dialysis access in 2017
New PTA codes and moderate sedation
E&M and clinical documentation
MOCA, ESR, Specialty 94 reportin
Stephanie Dybul, MBA, RT(R)(VI), CIRCC
Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR
C. Matthew Haukins, MD
Waleska Pabon-Ramos, MD, MPH
Ammar Sarwar, MD
Timothy L. Swan, MD, FSIR, FACR
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 23, 2017. 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.