Complexity of Body Weight Regulation and Obesity Treatment Options

Joshua Neuman, Ph.D. Obesity Medical Liaison - AL, MS, and TN Field Medical Affairs Novo Nordisk

This non-branded presentation will focus on the challenges of weight loss and the physiological and metabolic reasons for the difficulty involved with not only losing weight, but also keeping it off. Attention will be given to AACE/ACE guidelines for the medical care of patients with obesity, including treatment options.

Date:  Wednesday, June 23         

           

Time:         12:15 PM – 1:00PM     We will begin promptly at 12:15

                       

Location:      Online only. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one day prior

Event Date 06-23-2021 12:15 pm
Event End Date 06-23-2021 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 04-23-2021 2:00 pm
Capacity 30
Registered 12
Available place 18
Cut off date 06-23-2021 10:00 am
Individual Price Free
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Coding Boot Camp June 2021

Review and Test Skills Day 

 Presented by: Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA

Prepare for coding certification or refresh your coding knowledge each week in January 

Topics include fundamental coding guidelines, anatomy and medical terminology, ICD-10 CM, CPT-4, HCPCS-Level II, modifiers, HCC and E/M coding and documentation. Exercises and review will be held during class and on the last day, Friday, January 25th.

NEW: Each day session is by individual registration to allow attendance of specific classes as needed. We will give CEUs this year for the first time. No CEUs will be given for the last day of review/ test-taking skills. 

Preference will be given to those who want to do the entire boot camp, but since it is online, there should not be a problem. The days will be 9:00-4:00 with appropriate breaks as determined by Karen.

The four-session class meets weekly to allow study time between sessions and includes additional homework assignments. 

Dates/Times: Four sessions in total        

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Date:           

                     Friday, June 25, 2021 Review/Test Skills

Location:      Online only. Links will be emailed to registrants.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR EACH CALENDAR DATE AS NEEDED. THANK YOU       

Printed materials will be emailed in advance with the Zoom link.

Have your CPT4 (AMA Professional or standard edition only), ICD-10-CM, HCPCS Level II and a medical dictionary with you on the final day. 

For questions contact: Donna Pendergrass This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 06-25-2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-25-2021 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 03-30-2021 2:00 pm
Capacity 30
Registered 5
Available place 25
Cut off date 06-24-2021 2:00 pm
Individual Price Free
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Coding External Causes: Injuries, Adverse Effects, Poisonings, & Other Consequences

Presented by:

Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA

 

This program will cover chapter specific coding conventions and sequencing guidelines and rules relating to injuries, poisonings and other external causes.    

Additional emphasis on coding the highest level of specificity will be covered to aid in reporting medical necessity. 

A few areas covered include coding:

  • Contusions, open wounds, lacerations
  • Traumatic injuries including burns
  • Insect bites, abrasions, foreign bodies, superficial injuries
  • Poisonings and toxic effects of substances
  • Procedural complications

Please bring your ICD-10-CM manual to class for participation in the exercises. This class is open only to participating MetroCare physician members and their staff.

Date:             Friday, July 9, 2021

           

Time:             9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.     

                       

 Location:     online only.

 Contact Person: donna Pendergrass 901-261-7796, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Date 07-09-2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-09-2021 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-14-2021 2:00 pm
Capacity 30
Registered 5
Available place 25
Cut off date 07-08-2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price Free
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Home Health and Outpatient Therapies

 

Presented by: Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA

Reimbursement for outpatient therapy services and home health visits is often jeopardized by inadequate documentation or failure to provide the appropriate paperwork at the right time.

Karen will address common issues with submitting the correct documentation for ordering Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Wound Care, palliative and hospice care. Telehealth rules will be discussed.

 

Date:               Friday, July 9, 2019

           

Time:                1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

                       

Location:         Online. Link will be emailed one day prior.

 

**This course is open only to participating MetroCare Physicians members and their staff.

Contact Person: Donna Pendergrass 261-7796, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

***** CEU clock hours are available *****

Event Date 07-09-2021 1:00 pm
Event End Date 07-09-2021 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-14-2021
Capacity 30
Registered 1
Available place 29
Cut off date 07-08-2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price Free
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Updates to Outpatient Evaluation & Management Coding Changes for 2021

Presented by: Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA

Are you comfortable on the changes that took place on January 1 for outpatient E&M? Karen will conduct a bit of review of the changes with some updates that were released in March and some case examples.

 
Attention will be given to:

  • Medical Decision Making detailed changes
  • Time-based code selection
  • Recent updates in details
  • Coding exercises from chart documentation

Date:               Wednesday, July 14, 2021  

Time:               12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.         

Location:        Online only. Link will be emailed to registrant 1 day prior.

**This course is open only to participating MetroCare Physicians members and their staff. 3 hours CEUs will be available.

Event Date 07-14-2021 12:15 pm
Event End Date 07-14-2021 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-14-2021 3:00 pm
Capacity 30
Registered 11
Available place 19
Cut off date 07-14-2021 10:00 am
Individual Price Free
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