APMA Coding Seminar NY23

Registration opening in early October.


APMA Coding Seminar 

Thursday, January 19, 2022

7:30–8:00 a.m. Registration on site opens
8:00–8:45 a.m. Coding, Compliance, and Documentation for Ulcer Debridement
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
8:45–9:00 a.m. ICD-10 Changes for 2023 You Need to Know
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
9:00–9:15 a.m. Q&A
9:15–10:00 a.m. DME Update, 2023
Paul Kesselman, DPM
10:00–10:15 a.m. Q&A
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30–11:00 a.m. MIPS in 2023: Now What!
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
11:00–11:30 a.m. At-Risk Foot Care Audits: An In-Depth Look at One Audit
Paul Kesselman, DPM
11:30–11:45 a.m. Q&A
11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Coding, Compliance, and Documentation for Skin Substitute Services
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Telehealth and the End of the PHE
Paul Kesselman, DPM
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Q&A
2:15–2:30 p.m. Intercuneiform Instability: What Are We Doing?
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:00 p.m. Providing Services During the Postoperative Global Period
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
3:00–3:45 p.m. Major E&M Changes for 2023
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, CPC
3:45–4:00 p.m. Q&A

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • list four CPT® codes used for ulcer debridement;
  • differentiate between the depth of an ulcer and the deepest depth of an ulcer debrided;
  • list two social determinants of health;
  • list three types of Von Willebrand disease;
  • understand the latest Federal and State updates to the durable medical equipment (DME) program in 2023;
  • how to understand and respond to DME audits and What you can take home from the DME audits;
  • understand changes to the upcoming 2023 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS);
  • identify what measures for the 2023 MIPS participation year are best suited for your patients and practice;
  • learn about and understand appropriate coding and documentation for at-risk routine foot care;
  • understand how to respond appropriately and comply with audit requirements to avoid painful penalties;
  • differentiate between the CPT® codes used for skin substitute application to the foot and skin substitute application to the leg;
  • differentiate between ulcer excision and ulcer debridement;
  • understand what the end of the public health emergency (PHE) means for the future of telehealth in your practice;
  • understand telehealth codes and using them appropriately in your practice;
  • list the steps required to perform an intercuneiform arthrodesis;
  • differentiate between CPT® coding when one midtarsal joint is fused versus when multiple midtarsal joints are fused;
  • list the two differences between the 78 and 79 Modifiers;
  • cite one example of proper use of the 58 Modifier;
  • list three E&M types whose level selection methodology changed January 1, 2023; and
  • list three actions that may count toward “total time” when choosing a nursing facility E&M level based on total time.