Welcome to the coding and reimbursement news page where you will find our most up-to-date content on coding and reimbursement. SIR staff posts monthly digests about upcoming conferences, training, events, coding changes, billing changes and other relevant IR topics.
SIR coding and reimbursement news and noteworthy updates
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- 2022 annual coding webinar initially aired on Feb 9, 2022, provides documentation tips to protect your IR practice from audits and a comprehensive overview of coding and billing changes that have taken place for CY 2022. The IR coding book and webinar can be found in our IR Store, and 1.00 CME credit or participation certificate that can be converted into 1 RCCB CEU credit is available upon completion of the webinar.
- 2022 IR common missed coding revenue on diagnostic angiography/venography in conjunction with transcatheter therapies, diagnostic lower extremity run-off studies, additional selective arterial studies, follow-up angiography after embolization, and ultrasound guidance for vascular access.
- 2022 IR revenue cycle and funamentals on-demand course provide education to interventional radiologists, IR clinical technologists, and administrators on the revenue cycle. The course teaches you how to apply Medicare policies to IR practices. How different payment methods are used for reimbursement based on your practice type. How devices are bundled into IR procedures or packaged in the overall reimbursement and how your contract with the facility and payors plays a role in reimbursement for the services you provide. Self-assessment CME and participation credits for medical coders with RCC or RCCIR credentials are offered after completion of the course. Purchase this valuable course here.
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