Format: Live Webinar
Presenter: Jill M. Young, CEMC, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Event Date: TBD
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration: 60 minutes

Medicare Updates 2022

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The midyear release of the Proposed Rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule outlines’ changes it is recommending for the following year and beyond. This is for services that are connected with the Physician Fee Schedule for Medicare (the 30+ column excel spreadsheet of CPT codes that lists RVU’s). In the late fall, after soliciting and considering comments from shareholders, a final rule is released. That happened in early November. This lecture is based on the official final rule. Additional information is gleaned from the many pages of comments from shareholders and the subsequent discussion by CMS/Medicare in addressing the questions. If you have questions regarding a particular code or series of codes, check out

Implementation of most changes in presented the Final Rule is January 1 of the upcoming year, in this case, 2022.  Sometimes the implementation is delayed or is over a period of time. One needs to pay attention to the date the new or changed rule was enacted.

This lecture is centered around the most impactful changes to physician offices in their traditional workplace locations and codes. With this year’s final rule being over 2400 pages, not all information can be included.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview of changes to services furnished during the same clinical encounter as certain colorectal cancer screening tests
  • Organizational changes to Physician Assistant’s services
  • Understanding the fate of Audio only calls after PHE is over
  • Defining Appropriate Use Criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging and what it means to your practice
  • Discussion of the eligibility of patients, post COVID-19, with respiratory issues and their eligibility for Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Updates to the requirement for electronic prescribing for controlled substances

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Split Shared Visits – how is this concept used with the new guidelines for Office and Other Outpatient services in 2022 and in other locations. Additionally, what is the definition of Substantive and why do you need to understand it?
  • Public Health Emergency (PHE) what is the latest on when it will be declared over by CMS/Medicare
  • The fate of Telehealth visits for Medicare patients after the PHE is declared over
  • Discussion of new services added to the list of eligible codes for telehealth
  • Changes in the rule for 2022 regarding Time and selecting a level of service for Teaching Physicians?
  • Changes have occurred to the payment model for direct care provided by Physician Assistants?

Suggested Attendees:

  • Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Coders
  • Care Management Coders
  • General Coders and Billers
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office Managers
  • Office administrators
  • Hospital Coders
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About the Presenter:

Jill M Young is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC. A company founded 18 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff Jill has over 40 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing, and rounding with physicians. Her unique style of working with physicians is not only effective but helps bridge the gap between coders and physicians from a practical perspective. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also heard at a variety of audio conferences. Her background gives her a unique style of teaching using real-life examples of coding and billing situations. She hates boring lectures, so be prepared for a presentation that is fast-paced and informative.

System Requirement

Operating System: Windows any version preferably above Windows Vista & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
Internet Speed: Preferably above 1 MBPS
Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly

For more information you can reach out to the below contact:
Toll-Free No: 1-302-444-0162