Binder Resource

When you attend the Beyond Basics seminar, you'll receive a 700-page ED reference binder; one of the most comprehensive manuals you've ever owned.

What is the Binder Resource?

"Great course. Well constructed. Binder will be a tremendous resource. Case studies were very illustrative. Facility was more than adequate, Interactive dialogue added to my education.- Michael Lopatto, MHA, MBA, Brooklyn, NY

The binder features:

  • » EM Seminars' coding policy and procedures (250 pages of original written material).
  • » Practical coding charts and guidelines.
  • » Examples of documentation practices that emphasize patient care and support reimbursement requirements.
  • » Supportive letters and documents for auditors.
  • » Jim Blakeman's entire set of PowerPoint presentations.
  • » An overview on where billing has been and where it is going.
  • » All you need to support compliance reimbursement training.
  • » Updated Medicare guidelines - with interpretation and implications.
Note: The Resource Binder is not available apart from the 2-day Beyond Basics seminar. It will not be included with the one-day physican seminar prior to the AAEM Scientific Assembly.

Section 1
Reimbursement Update & The Emergency Physician's Reimbursement Almanac

  • 1. REGULATORY UPDATE:
    Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System & Current Physician Reimbursement Methodologies
  • 1.0 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Coding for Facility Services
  • 1.1 Current and Historic Physician Reimbursement Methodologies
  • 1.2 Physician Reimbursement Update
  • 1.A. REIMBURSEMENT & REGULATORY UPDATE:
    Compliance Planning - Audit Exposure And Fraud & Abuse Issues
  • 1.B. REIMBURSEMENT & REGULATORY UPDATE:
    Managed Care Considerations
  • 1.C. PHYSICIAN PROFILING FOR PRODUCTIVITY:
    Measurement Systems That Work

» RESOURCE MATERIALS FOR SECTION 1

Section 2
Evaluation & Management Services - Where The Money Is For Physicians

Evaluation & Management Services:

  • Coding and Documentation Issues
    • 2.1 Why is the Chart Documentation So Important?
    • 2.2 ICD-9-CM Coding for Reasons for Treatment
    • 2.3 Facility Coding
    • 2.4 Emergency Department E/M Components
    • 2.5 Key Component: History
    • 2.6 Key Component: Examination
    • 2.7 Key Component: Medical Decision Making

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Section 3
A Critical Care and Observation Care Chart Review For Physicians

Critical Care & Observation Services:

  • Coding and Documentation Issues
    • 3.0 New CPT Definition of Critical Care
    • 3.1 Key Indicators of Critical Care Events
    • 3.2 Documentation Issues
    • 3.3 Other Billing Issues
    • 3.4 Observation Care - Physician Services

» RESOURCE MATERIALS FOR SECTION 3

Section 4

Diagnostic Interpretive Services:

  • Coding and Documentation Issues
    • 4.0 Reasons for Reporting Dx Interpretive Services
    • 4.1 Inspector General Looks at X-ray Payments
    • 4.2 Documentation Issues for Diagnostic Studies

» RESOURCE MATERIALS FOR SECTION 4

Section 5
Procedures & Visits: What's Bundled and What's Not?

Procedural Services & Global Surgery Policy:

  • Coding and Documentation Issues
    • 5.0 Global Surgical Package Concept
    • 5.1 Global Surgical Package Chart Examples
    • 5.2 Procedure Documentation Issues

» RESOURCE MATERIALS FOR SECTION 5