2018 Coding And Medicare Reimbursement Changes For Gastroenterology Post-test: Activity Date: February 7, 2018

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2018 Coding And Medicare Reimbursement Changes For Gastroenterology Post-test: Activity Date: February 7, 2018

This program meets the AAPC guidelines for 1 CEU. To receive the credit, participants must score 70% or above (7/10 questions or higher) Please call: (508) 683-4510 or email [email protected] Com with any questions or concerns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Would you Like AAPC Credit for this program? The AAPC Index # for this webinar is: CSC0130181246A  
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Please enter your e-mail address and a certificate will be emailed to you.
  • 3. 
    Approximately how many hospitals currently participate in the Medicare program?
    • A. 

      A. 8,000

    • B. 

      B. 5,000

    • C. 

      7,000

    • D. 

      4,000

  • 4. 
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is adding 3 additional C-APCs  for CY2018.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      Ambulatory Surgical Centers

    • B. 

      Outpatient Hospital

    • C. 

      Inpatient Hospital

    • D. 

      Physician Office

  • 6. 
    ASC payments are projected to increase by 1.2% in CY2018.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    On average, Medicare physician payments will: 
    • A. 

      Increase by 2%

    • B. 

      Decrease by 5%

    • C. 

      Remain relatively flat

    • D. 

      Decrease by 10%

  • 8. 
    The CY2018 Conversion Factor used to calculate Medicare physician payments is
    • A. 

      $35.7547

    • B. 

      $35.9996

    • C. 

      $35.8043

  • 9. 
    Which of the following anesthesia CPT codes have been deleted:
    • A. 

      00740

    • B. 

      00731

    • C. 

      00811

    • D. 

      00813

  • 10. 
    Which of the following HCPCS codes should be used to report anesthesia for combined upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, endoscope introduced both proximal to and distal to the duodenum:
    • A. 

      00731

    • B. 

      00732

    • C. 

      00811

    • D. 

      00813

  • 11. 
    Select one of the two paths within the Quality Payment Program:
    • A. 

      MIPS

    • B. 

      MACRA

    • C. 

      Advanced APMS

    • D. 

      Comprehensive APC

  • 12. 
     Fill in the blank:  Identify one of the performance categories under MIPS.
  • 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. 

      Finance

    • G. 

      Other

  • 14. 
    At your organization are your physicians well educated on Medicare reimbursement, Medicare policy changes and the impact on future payment rates?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

    • C. 

      I DONT KNOW

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    Have you ever undertaken, at the departmental level, a coding or charge master audit to be sure you are accurately reporting services provided and capturing all appropriate revenue?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 17. 
    How relevant was the content?
    • A. 

      4(High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1(Low)

  • 18. 
    How effective were the slides at conveying the information?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 19. 
    How effective was the speaker in communicating the material?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 20. 
    How likely are you to recommend this program to a colleague?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 21. 
    What is your overall opinion of program?
    • A. 

      4 (High)

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1 (Low)

  • 22. 
    Additional comments are most welcome:
  • 23. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 24. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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