Live webinar: Common Billing Pitfalls for Psychologists and How to Respond to Payer Overpayment Requests
Billers/Coders (non-CE): $20 (use Promo Code: billers)
Register today to attend PPA 's New Webinar for 1.5 CE credits!
Date: March 10, 2016
Time:12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Program Description: This session will describe some of the most common billing pitfalls and errors made by psychologists which include: Incident to Billing, Shared Visits, and Evaluation and Management Coding. These billing errors are often the cause of insurer audits and demands for overpayments. How to respond properly to these overpayment demands is crucial in determining their outcome. The importance of an effective Compliance Plan to deter billing errors and to defend against overpayment demands as foundational element of sound professional practice will also be addressed. By attending this live, interactive, webinar, your 1.5 CE credits will count as "live".
Program Level: Intermediate
Number of CE credits available: 1.5
Program Objectives: At the end of the program, participants will be able to . . . .
1. Describe the integral elements needed to bill for Incident to Services and Shared Visits
2. Discuss the legal basis for over-payment liability and demands for payment
3. Explain the requisite steps in effectively responding to an over-payment request
4. Explain the importance of a Compliance Plan to detect and respond to over-payments before a demand is made by a payer.
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