Billing for Hospital Services in 2021

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes

With the new office/outpatient criteria for 2021 being emphasized, it is important to clearly understand the basic principles of hospital coding. CMS has not changed the criteria for hospital coding. This session will focus on documentation criteria necessary to support billing initial hospital services and consultations as well as risk areas for initial and subsequent hospital services.

Join this session with expert speaker Jan Rasmussen,where she will discuss about hospital billing criteria in comparison of 2021 office/outpatient billing,Risk associated with incomplete documentation, Physician billing opportunities in hospitals.

Session Highlights:

This webinar will cover the following topics. 

  •  Identify the differences for hospital billing criteria versus 2021 office/outpatient billing

  •  Discuss risks associated with incomplete documentation in the hospital setting. 

  • Develop a clear understanding of billing for hospital consultations.

  • Review non physician billing opportunities in the hospital setting. 

  • Understand the concept of counseling time in the hospital setting. 

  • Learn how to identify concurrent care scenarios within the hospital setting i.e., who is managing what exact problem.

Why You Should Attend:

Learn how non-physician providers can provide care for hospitalized patients and lessen the burden on physicians. 

All providers that bill for hospital services regardless of their specialty will need to understand hospital coding criteria.

Who Should Attend:

  • All providers that bill for hospital services regardless of their specialty will need to understand hospital coding criteria 

  •  Coders

  •  Office managers 

  •  Denial resolution teams 

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.

Jan Rasmussen

Jan Rasmussen

Jan Rasmussen, PCS, ACS-OB, ACS-GI, ACS-GS- As a health care consultant Jan has more than 35 years of experience in physician billing, reimbursement and compliance. Jan is currently the owner of Professional Coding Solutions, a healthcare consulting firm. She has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) since 1992 with active membership in the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC). As a member of the AAPC, Jan previously served on their Advisory Board as the liaison to the AMA, has been a speaker for the AAPC annual conference as well as contributing to the development of AAPC’s independent study and university education programs and proficiency tests. In 1994, she was honored by AAPC as Networker of the Year.  Jan was also a Regional Governor for the American College of Medical Coding Specialists (ACMCS) serving as Chair of the Ethics committee and a member of the Examination committee.

In her role as a physician consultant, she has participated in physician coding and documentation reviews including OIG government PATH and Champus audits, designed and conducted physician coding seminars nationwide. She has been a guest speaker for several conferences sponsored by United Communications, Inc//Decision Health, ACOG, AAPC as well as Coding Institute Specialty Conferences.

In previous consulting positions she was responsible for developing and conducting seminars for basic, intermediate and advanced ICD-9-CM and CPT, teaching physician guidelines as well as specialty seminars for OB/Gyn, Orthopedics, Urology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine and Evaluation and Management. In here role as an educator she has been teaching E/M documentation and auditing to both physician and coding audiences since 1992 when RBRVS was first implemented.

Jan has also worked for several major health insurance payers in Wisconsin, was a coding advisor to the WPS Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and served as the coding and reimbursement coordinator for a 37 provider, staff model HMO clinic.  As the coding and reimbursement coordinator, Jan was responsible for physician office, hospital, surgical and nursing facility coding, charge ticket development, fee development, reimbursement analysis, claims analysis and physician education.

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