CPT Changes 2020: Master Code Changes from Your Very First Claim

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The ONLY way your practice can get accurately paid next year is to correctly implement the CPT 2020 changes. But this can be easier said than done.

In 2020, there are 394 CPT code changes (248 new, 71 deleted, 75 revisions). You MUST master these changes effective January 1st, or your claims will not be paid.

Fortunately, you don’t have to face this challenge alone. On Tuesday, December 17th at 2pm ET, national coding expert and educator, Kim Garner Huey MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, will provide you with the help you need during her online training session. In only 60 minutes, Kim will walk you through exactly what you need to know now to implement the 2020 CPT codes accurately the first time.

By attending this must-see online training, you’ll have confidence in how to incorporate the new 2020 CPT code changes, and that you’ll be accurately reimbursed from your first New Year claim. Here are some of the specific coding strategies you’ll learn during this online training:

Implement CPT Changes 2020 More Easily and Accurately

By attending this, must-see online training, you’ll have confidence in how to incorporate the new CPT changes 2020, and that you’ll be accurately reimbursed from your first New Year claim. Here are some of the specific coding strategies you’ll learn during this online training:

  • Decipher repair code new guidelines in plain English to support more specific and strenuous requirements
  • Master new medical services codes for digital communication tools such as patient portals (99421, 99422, 99423 and 98970, 98971, 98972)
  • Rehaul of health and behavior assessment and intervention services for better care coordination for primary care and specialists (96156, 96158, 96164, 96167, 96170 and add-on codes 96159, 96165, 96168, 96171)
  • Pin down the rationale and meaning of the CPT 2020  changes to ensure accurate implementation
  • New codes for self-measured blood pressure monitoring to expand healthcare access specialists (99473, 99474)
  • Long awaited enhancement of codes for long-term EEG monitoring – 23 new codes (95700-95726)
  • Prelim to E/M office visits 2021 massive restructure, you need to know this now (99201-99215)
  • Changes explained for urology, pain medicine, and ophthalmology-related conditions
  • Don’t miss out on utilizing the 6 new codes for online digital evaluation services, or e-visits by doctors (99421, 99422, 99423) and NPPs (98970, 98971, 98972)
  • Reduce denials for surgical claims (orthopaedic, cardiothoracic, general, vascular)
  • Make the transition easier with answers and how-to advice to commonly asked coding questions
  • Get real-world scenarios so you can practice and be ready on January 1st
  • Breakdown of additional specialties impacted, and how they cross specialty boundaries (i.e. internal medicine, radiology, pathology, audiology/speech pathology, neurology, family practice, etc).
  • And so much more…

Note: This online training will benefit coders, auditors, physicians, educators, consultants, and practice managers. Gather anyone in your practice involved in the coding process. Everyone at one location can attend for one registration.

There really is no other option. You must be ready to correctly utilize the new CPT code changes for 2020 from day one.  And knowing what the code changes are is not enough. You must understand the descriptors and understand the nuances of how to accurately and compliantly put these code changes into use.

You can’t afford to miss this expert-led online training. To guarantee your access to step-by-step CPT changes 2020 training, sign up today.

Meet Your Expert

Kim Garner Huey
MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCOKGG Coding and Reimbursement Consulting, LLC

Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine.

She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association.

Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.

For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference for numerous organizations.

Reviews

The explanation about the codes from the providers that write the codes was very informative. It really helped me understand what their intent for the codes were.

Stacy Carlile
Coding Supervisor, Artesia General Hospital

I love that Kim talks, and doesn't read. She explains the information so well!

Julie Dove
Team Lead Profee Coding, Resolution

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