2017 Coding And Medicare Reimbursement Changes For Gastroenterology Post Event Survey

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 214

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Would you Like AAPC Credit for this program? The AAPC Index # for this webinar is: BSC1201170303A   
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Please enter your e-mail address:
  • 3. 
    1. Approximately how many hospitals currently participate in the Medicare program?
    • A. 

      8,000

    • B. 

      5,000

    • C. 

      7,000

    • D. 

      4,000

  • 4. 
    2. TRUE or FALSE: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized their proposal to add 7 additional C-APCs for CY2017.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    3. C-APCs impact which of the following settings of care:
    • A. 

      Ambulatory Surgical Centers

    • B. 

      Outpatient Hospital

    • C. 

      Inpatient Hospital

    • D. 

      Physician Office

  • 6. 
    4. TRUE or FALSE:  ASC payments for diagnostic colonoscopy procedures will decrease by 14%.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    5. For hospitals that do not successfully participate in the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, will see their update reduced by:
    • A. 

      One-fourth of the 0.95% increase

    • B. 

      Three-fourths of the 0.95% increase

    • C. 

      Half of the 0.95% increase

    • D. 

      No reduction applied

  • 8. 
    6. The CY2017 Conversion Factor used to calculate Medicare physician payments is:
    • A. 

      $35.7547

    • B. 

      $35.8887

    • C. 

      $35.8043

  • 9. 
    7. Gastroenterologists who use anesthesia professionals will see the value of the majority of all GI endoscopy procedures reduced by:
    • A. 

      0.22 RVUs

    • B. 

      0.05 RVUs

    • C. 

      0.25 RVUs

    • D. 

      0.10 RVUs

  • 10. 
    8. Which of the following HCPCS code should be used to report moderate sedation services for Medicare patients when a surgeon performs both the moderate sedation service and the GI endoscopy procedure:
    • A. 

      99153

    • B. 

      G0500

    • C. 

      43235

    • D. 

      99152

  • 11. 
    9. Fill in the blank:  Identify one new sphincter augmentation code.
  • 12. 
    10. Select one of the two paths within the Quality Payment Program:
    • A. 

      MIPS

    • B. 

      MACRA

    • C. 

      Advanced APMs

    • D. 

      Comprehensive APC

  • 13. 
    Please describe your role in your organization:
    • A. 

      Coder/biller

    • B. 

      Endoscopy unit nursing

    • C. 

      Endoscopy unit administrator

    • D. 

      Practice administrator

    • E. 

      Physician

    • F. 

      Other

  • 14. 
    Medicare continues to expand their comprehensive APC program.  Is your organization tracking the impact of this program on margins?
    • A. 

      YES – and impact on margins has been positive

    • B. 

      YES – and impact on margins has been negative

    • C. 

      YES – not sure of impact on margins

    • D. 

      NO

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 15. 
    At your organization are your physicians well educated on MACRA, the quality reporting requirements and the impact on future payment rates?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 16. 
    If Boston Scientific hosted a webinar on MACRA would your organization be interested in participating? 
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 17. 
    At the departmental level, do you and your team have the appropriate level of information about coding and revenue capture for GI procedures?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Have you ever undertaken, at the departmental level, a coding or chargemaster audit to be sure you are accurately reporting services provided and capturing all appropriate revenue? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    How relevant was the content?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 20. 
    How effective were the slides at conveying the information?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 21. 
    How effective was the speaker in communicating the material?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 22. 
    How likely are you to recommend this program to a colleague?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 23. 
    What is your overall opinion of program?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 24. 
    Additional comments are most welcome: