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Are you confused about how you should bill for the urine drug screen testing in your Interventional Pain Management Practice?
Get the Facts Straight: Steps to Urine Drug Screen Testing Compliance in your Physician Office
Are you performing point-of-care (POC) urine drug screen (UDS) testing in your interventional pain management practice? Does your office have the correct CLIA certification? Is the test you are using the correct test for your CLIA certification?  After April 1st, are you coding for your POC UDS compliantly?  When should you report one of the new HCPCS “G” codes for your POC UDS testing?  Which of the new HCPCS “G” codes should you report for your Medicare beneficiaries UDS testing?  Are you reporting the correct units of service for the specific UDS test that you are using?  Why is medical necessity important in POC UDS testing?  Which ICD-9 code should you report?  Is your UDS documentation up to snuff for a payer review?  
Get the answers to these questions and much more in this 90 minute webinar.

Webinar Highlights:
  • Learn the steps to CLIA certification of waiver for your office
  • Identify which code is the correct code to report your in-office UDS testing
  • Discover the compliant units of service for your UDS billing
  • Determine which ICD-9 code should be reported to support UDS medical necessity
  • Discuss payer documentation requirements and UDS “Best Practices”  

1.5 CMEs

The Institute for Medical Studies designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CMEs for CEUs
The AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit. A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation. The certificate will give the total CMEs possible for the offering. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU.
Webinar Information
Date Presented:
July 15, 2010 11:00 AM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Registration Fee:
Urine Drug Screen Testing
Speaker Information
Marvel J. Hammer RN, BS, CPC, CCS-P PCS, ACS-PM, CHCO   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
ASIPP Price:$145.00
CD-ROM (Win)
ASIPP Price:$145.00