Codingline + Pre-Conference Seminars

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 2018 Codingline-NYSPMA Foot & Ankle Coding Seminar

 January 18, 2018 

 7:00 AM: Registration desk opens 


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Speakers:  Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM; Larry Santi, DPM; Michael Warshaw, DPM, CPC

  • Welcome (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM)
  • What’s New in CPT & ICD-10 Coding (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM)
  • The Appropriate Use of Modifier 25 and Modifier 59 (Michael Warshaw, DPM, CPC)
  • What About All of the Other Modifiers in Podiatry? (Michael Warshaw, DPM, CPC)
  • NGS Medicare/New York-Centric Coding Update (Larry Santi, DPM)
  • Panel Coding Q&As (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, Michael Warshaw, DPM, CPC, Larry Santi, DPM)

 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM - Break

 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Speakers:  Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM; Larry Santi, DPM; David Freedman, DPM, CPT;

Barry Block, DPM, JD

  • Coding for Biopsies (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM)
  • Medicare Data: Latest Podiatric Coding and Utilization Numbers (David Freedman, DPM, CPT)
  • Legally Yours:  Legal Stuff Affecting Your Practice (Barry Block, DPM, JD)
  • Panel Discussion: Current Coding Problems & Solutions (Moderator: Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM; Panel: David Freedman, DPM, CPT, Larry Santi, DPM, Barry Block, DPM, JD)

 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM - Lunch Break (lunch on your own)

 1:00 PM – 3:20 PM

Speakers: Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM; Paul Kesselman, DPM; Michael Warshaw, DPM, CPC

  • The Practice Management and Coding of Skin Substitutes / CTPs (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM)
  • 2018 DME Update: Headaches & Solutions (Paul Kesselman, DPM)
  • Routine Foot Care and the Debridement of Mycotic Nails (Michael Warshaw, DPM)
  • Panel Coding Q&As (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, Paul Kesselman, DPM, Michael Warshaw, DPM)

 3:20 PM – 3:35 PM - Break

3:35 PM – 4:45 PM

Speakers: Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM; David Freedman, DPM, CPC

  •  2018 MIPS Update: Easily Avoid a Penalty! (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM)
  •  2018 MIPS: The Power of Virtual Groups (David Freedman, DPM, CPC)
  • Panel MIPS Q&As (Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, David Freedman, DPM, CPC)

 4:45 PM –  Adjourn   

 Total CME Units:  7.5 hours

Pre-Conference Seminars

When What Where
5:00pm - 6:30pm Medicare in 2018 Empire Complex, 7th Floor
6:30pm - 8:30pm PICA Risk Management Lecture  - Amputations: It Can Happen to Anyone  Broadway Ballroom South, 6th Floor
8:30pm - 9:30pm  PICA Reception Majestic Complex, 6th Floor

*Please note Pre-Conference Seminars require separate registrations