Who Should Attend?
This seminar will help you think differently about ED billing, enabling you to improve your RVUs and overall revenue. Even physicians who do their own billing can increase their income without gaming the system or short-changing patients. Jim always stresses that proper documentation is what puts your good care in the best light. read more
Not only will you learn good content but you will also get the tools you need to become a more appropriate, efficient, and accurate coder. You will learn the ins and outs of specific codes, what to look for in a chart, how to identify the physician's thought process, and how to help your physicians understand documentation needed for cases both simple and more complex. read more
The person with the most medical training and/or direct contact with the emergency physicians should attend, because the key to appropriate ED billing is understanding the patient-care event, particularly the medical decision-making process. read more
Other medical professionals
The Beyond Basics 2-day seminar is designed for all Emergency Department provider and billing staffers like physicians, non-physician practitioners, coders, nurses, support staff , administrators, and management -- interested in improving their business skills. We have found that when ED staff attend together as a team, they receive the best payback.
Beyond Basics backs this up in two ways: With the 700-page "billing bible" to guide you through practical situations at your home base, and with Jim Blakeman's time- and audit-tested methods and tools.
Coders will receive a certificate of attendance good for 13 credit hours toward continuing education.