Pre-Conference Programming

AAPC has approved the NY23 APMA Coding Seminar for 6.5 CEUs. 


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APMA Coding Seminar 

Thursday, January 19, 2023

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;

understand the future of RTM and RPM programs for DPM's nationally and locally;

identify if RTM and RPM services are best rolled into personal care management (PCM), if available to podiatrists;

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.

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 

2023 Medicare Update

James Bavoso

National Government Services


6:30 - 8:30pm

Risk Management Lecture:

The Claim You Don’t See Coming. What Happens When Your Patient Dies?

Gene M Pascarella DPM, FACFAS, MBA

Michael R. Lowe, Esq., Managing Partner, Lowe & Evander, P.A.

Wilbert R. Vancol, Esq., McEwan, Martinez, Dukes & Hall, PA