CPT Codes 2010 Update Seminar

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					                                                                             CPT Codes 2010 Update Seminar
                                                                                                                            JAN 20
                                                                                                                            Walnut Creek

                                                                                     FAX (559) 251-5836                     JAN 21
                                                                                                                            Costa Mesa

                                                                                    CHIA, 1915 N Fine Ave Ste 104, Fresno CA 93727-1565
                                                                                    Call (559) 251-5038 for more information.

                                                                                    Registration accepted by fax, online or mail only.
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                                 Thursday, January 21, 2010
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                                        Costa Mesa

                                                                             To be eligible for early discounted rates, your payment must be
                                                                             included with your registration. Early registration deadline JAN 5

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                                Melissa Ferron, RHIA, CCS                     VISA, Discover/Novus, MasterCard, or American Express
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                                                                                                                                         Dates and Locations
                                                                         Who Should Attend
        CPT CODES 2010 UPDATE                                                                                        WEDNESDAY, January 20, 2010
                                                         Coders in hospital outpatient, physician office, and        Embassy Suites
                                                         outpatient facility settings; HIM Directors/Managers,       1345 Treat Blvd., Walnut Creek CA 94597
This full-day seminar will include a comprehensive       APC Coordinators, Coding Compliance Specialists, HIM        (925) 934-2500 (There is a parking fee.)
review of the 2010 CPT and HCPCS code changes            Coding Consultants, Coding Managers/Supervisors,
and how these changes impact the work of coders and      Compliance Professionals, Finance and Reimbursement         THURSDAY, January 21, 2010
chargemaster managers. Details of the code changes       personnel, Coding Auditors; Chargemaster staff.             Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
with practical examples will be presented. Attendees                                                                 3050 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa CA 92626
will gain greater perspective and understanding of the                                                               (714) 540-7000 (There is a parking fee.)
rationale behind the new code changes.                                       Materials
                                                         Participants are encouraged to bring their CPT code             REGISTER by JANUARY 5, 2010 & SAVE!
Examples discussed will assist in understanding          books.                                                                             CHIA Members $135.00
the practical application of the new codes and                                                                                              Non Members $175.00
guidelines to ensure proper and compliant coding for                       Schedule                                                         CHIA Students $100.00
reimbursement.                                           8:00 am Registration / Beverages and Pastries
                                                         9:00 am Program                                                     REGISTER AFTER JANUARY 5, 2010
Attendees will learn what services are included in new                                                                                      CHIA Members $180.00
                                                         12:00 pm Networking Lunch (included)                                               Non Members $220.00
CPT codes and how they are applied.                      1:00 pm Program                                                                    CHIA Students $145.00
                                                         3:30 pm Adjournment
Important topics to be discussed include:                                                                                             PRE-REGISTRATION CUT-OFF:
                                                                                                                                     Four business days prior to the seminar date.
                                                                              Speakers                                     Walk-in registrations are welcome on a space-available basis only.
• Introduction and overview of the 2010 CPT                                                                                         $20.00 will be added to the applicable fee above.
  changes including added, revised, and deleted          Melissa Ferron, RHIA, CCS, is President of Melissa                 For more information call 1.559.251.5038. Send e-mail inquiries to
  codes                                                  Ferron Healthcare Consulting, LLC. She provides                        info@CaliforniaHIA.org or visit our Web site and register via
                                                         expertise in an array of services associated with
• Changes, including resequencing guidelines,                                                                                           http://www.CaliforniaHIA.org
                                                         coding, claims submission and reimbursement. She
  modifiers                                                                                                                                        PAYMENT POLICY
                                                         has provided direct coding consultation to hospitals       Full payment is required with your completed registration form. A copy of an approved
                                                         and physicians and offers coding education through         check request is acceptable to submit with the registration form.
• Specific CPT changes in areas such as                  seminars, workshops, and through the establishment                                         CONFIRMATION
  Cardiology, General Surgery, Pain Medicine,            of colleges courses.
                                                                                                                    Your registration confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address that you provide.
                                                                                                                                    CANCELLATION and SUBSTITUTIONS
  Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, Urology, and                                                                       Cancellations received up to five working days before the seminar are refundable,
  non-physician services                                 Suzanne Forrest, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, is the compliance       minus a $30 registration service charge. Cancellations received within five working
                                                                                                                    days of seminar may request to have a portion of the paid registration fee applied
• Changes in Consultation Services codes                 and coding education manager for UCSD Healthcare.          toward a future CHIA seminar (must be used in 12 months). This request must be
                                                                                                                    made in writing and the registration service charge will still apply. If you don’t cancel
                                                         Ms. Forrest has consulted nationally with hospitals,       and don’t attend, you are responsible for full payment. Substitutions may be made;
• Revenue code and CPT/HCPCS combinations                physicians and their staff on professional fee billing,    the appropriate member or nonmember fee will apply to the substitute. Please contact
                                                                                                                    CHIA Executive Office to make any cancellations or substitutions.
                                                         hospital billing, documentation and coding issues. At                               CONTINUING EDUCATION
• Which new CPT/HCPCS codes impact the                   UCSD she educates providers and staff, and provides        This program has been approved for five continuing education units for use in fulfilling
  chargemaster                                           specialty specific inservice on coding and compliance.     the continuing education requirements of AHIMA’s Commission on Certification for
                                                                                                                    Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM). HIM Domain: Clinical Data
                                                                                                                    Management & External Forces. This program has the prior approval of the American
• Revenue code assignment to the new codes                                                                          Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for five continuing education hours. Event
                                                                                Sponsor                             No. SEM 385/386. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
                                                                                                                    Provider number 05474 for five contact hours. Certificates of attendance are provided
• Need for new charge items vs. replacement              Sponsored by the California Health Information             for this seminar.
  codes                                                  Association. CHIA is an affiliate of the American Health                                   SPECIAL NEEDS
                                                         Information Management Association, and has provided       If you have any special needs, indicate what accommodations you require on your
                                                                                                                    registration rorm.
• How to handle the updates for Medi-Cal and             educational programs for members and other allied                                      CONFERENCE ATTIRE
  commercial/HMO payers                                  health professionals for over 60 years.                    Due to variations in room temperature we suggest you wear layered clothing to ensure
                                                                                                                    your comfort.