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1 Georgia Tobacco Quit Line Sharing Best Practices Webinar Series: Accurate Coding for Maximum Reimbursement February 20, 2014 ~ 12-12:30 p.m. 1

2 Tara T McAdoo, MSM Aim Lead, Physician Office Initiatives Alliant GMCF

3 Welcome & Housekeeping All participants lines will be muted during the presentation During the Q&A session the lines will open Please do not place us on hold or we will hear your hold music Use the Chat box at any time to ask a question or make a comment The webinar materials will be posted on our website 7-10 days after the webinar

4 Continuing Education Credits Available * This program has the prior approval of AAPC for.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

5 Learning Objectives Agenda Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Tobacco Cessation Counseling Coding Accurate Coding for Maximum Reimbursement Q&A / Upcoming Webinar Events Evaluation and Adjourn

6 Learning Objectives After attending, participants will be able to: Recognize best practices from physician offices that demonstrated success in billing for tobacco cessation counseling Capture lessons learned in coding for tobacco cessation counseling for Medicare beneficiaries and other patient populations

7 Thad Riley, MD Physician and Owner Family Health Center Statesboro, Georgia

8 Steven Adams, MCS, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, PCS, FCS, COA Senior Coding and Compliance Consultant InGauge Healthcare Solutions Atlanta, Georgia

9 Family Health Center Sharing of Best Practices in Tobacco Cessation Counseling Coding

10 Family Health Care Center Team Participated in AAFP s Tobacco Cessation National Dissemination Project Educated all staff about participation Appointed team leader/ collaboration of all staff members Involved providers Reviewed EMR template Provided education

11 Tobacco Cessation Counseling Workflow Empower nursing staff EMR template initiated by nurses Every patient asked Education material attached to encounter to alert providers Physicians and Nurse Practitioners completed counseling

12 Workflow Challenges Staff resistance to added duties More time during appointment Few staffers closet smokers

13 Team building Best Practices Use as template for addressing other chronic disease processes Incentivizing staff helped the process Can bill for tobacco cessation counseling

14 Lessons Learned Giving staff authority to maximize care Incentives help motivate Team building Appreciation by patients - good PR Model for other quality improvement initiatives Helps with process of Patient Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use

15 Accurate Coding for Maximum Reimbursement

16 Upcoming Webinars Increase Practice Revenue with Cardiovascular Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) March Noon Treatment Options Engaging Your Patients April 9, Noon Evidenced-based Treatment Protocols for Improving Blood Pressure Control May 14, Noon

17 What Will You Do by Next Wednesday? After hearing today s presentation, describe some issues you have identified in your coding practices Which additional coding tools and resources would be of value to you? Use the Chat box to respond! Or your responses to:

18 Question & Answer Session Lines are now open for live Q&A! Please dial *6* to unmute your line if you have a question. Feel free to also use the Chat box to enter your questions for today s speakers as well

19 Redeeming AAPC Continuing Educations Credits If you are viewing this webinar as a recorded event, In order to redeem a continuing education certificate, following the presentation of the live webinar, you must complete a post test. Please complete the post test via this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/codingposttest and a certificate will be ed to you. A score of 70 or higher is required to receive a certificate of credit via Save your certificate for proof of continuing education

20 We Would Love Your Feedback! At the end of the presentation there will be a evaluation poll to your right. Please evaluate your webinar experience today! Reminder: Webinar materials are now posted via the link below under Smoking Cessation :

21 This material was prepared by Alliant GMCF, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Georgia, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. Publication No. 10SOW-GA-IHPC-14-07

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