Coding & Reimbursement Workshop

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Location: OLC Education & Conference Center 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL

Registration

May 11 – October 1, 2022

There will be no live-stream option for this course.

Date and Location

E&M Coding Workshop (Optional )
Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. CDT - 12:00 p.m. CDT

Coding & Reimbursement Workshop
Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. CDT - 3:30 p.m. CDT 
Sunday, October 2, 2022 | 7:30 a.m. CDT - 4:30 p.m. CDT

OLC Education & Conference Center
9400 W. Higgins Rd. 
Rosemont, IL 60018 

Overview

Vascular surgeons and their support staff need to maintain knowledge and competence for appropriate billing and coding procedures. The SVS Coding & Reimbursement Workshop is an intensive program designed to provide a comprehensive review of current coding and reimbursement information, including critical updates vital to anyone who wants to become an expert in vascular coding. 

Some of the critical updates covered in the 2022 workshop include:

(Optional) Half-day E&M Coding Workshop*

  • First look at the New 2023 Facility EM Guidelines!
  • Revisions to Categories of EM: Outpatient and Facility. Changes in Facility definitions/ categories.
    • Revision of Outpatient and Inpatient Consultation Code 
    • Revision of inpatient and observation codes
    • Deletion of observation codes 99217-99220
    • Revision of prolonged service code
    • Establishment of New Prolonged Service code

Coding & Reimbursement Workshop

  • 2022-2023 Medicare Update: Fee Schedule, Proposed reduction in the fee schedule of 2023.
    • RVUs and Physician Compensation: Concerned that all your RVUs are not being captured? Make sure the “count” is correct. 
  • Audit Targets, Risk Areas for Vascular Surgeons, and Responding to a Payer Audit. RAC, UPIC and OIG Audits, CBR letters. Understanding the alphabet soup of Medicare audits. 
    • Does an OBL put you at higher risk? What about a vein center?

Click on the agendas below to see other updates given at this year's workshop.

*The optional half-day Evaluation and Management (E&M) Coding Workshop can be added to Coding & Reimbursement Workshop registrant's cart while registering for the course for an additional fee.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the CPT and Medicare changes
  • Demonstrate the application of modifiers for streamlined reimbursement
  • Define the Global Surgical Package and how it impacts billing and reimbursement 
  • Understand the principle of component-coding
  • Discuss the correct coding for key endovascular and open vascular procedures 

Agendas

These agendas are subject to change. 

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for vascular surgeons and their office staff including practice managers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, surgery schedulers, coders, and others who seek to improve and expand their knowledge of accurate coding and reimbursement for vascular surgery. 

Please note this course is ideal for Vascular Trainees, Vascular Fellows, and Vascular Surgeons as the level of the content is intermediate to advanced.

Accreditation

The Society for Vascular Surgery® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation of Credit - E&M Coding Workshop

The Society for Vascular Surgery® designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Designation of Credit – Coding and Reimbursement Workshop

The Society for Vascular Surgery® designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Health & Safety Protocols

The health and safety of attendees is SVS’s top priority and we are committed to providing a safe, secure, and comfortable environment. To help minimize the potential for COVID-19 transmission and contact tracing, all attendees will be required to verify proof of vaccination, and if unvaccinated, verify a negative test (within 72 hours of traveling) to the event.

As safety protocols continue to evolve nationally, SVS will closely monitor and adapt to best practices based on federal and/or local recommendations and guidelines. This may include attendees verifying they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and wearing a mask in-doors. Attendees will be notified about any safety protocols being implemented prior to the event.

All health and safety protocols are subject to change.

COVID-19 Waiver

All registrants will need to complete an COVID-19 release and waiver to attend the event. To review the waiver ahead of time, please click here. 

Pricing 

E&M Coding Pre-Workshop

Category Early Registration Rate (Through Sept. 1, 2022) Regular Registration Rate (Starts Sept. 2, 2022)
Candidate $100 $150
Non-Member Candidate $125 $175
Member $200 $250
Non-member $250 $300
Office Staff $200 $250

 

Coding & Reimbursement Workshop

Category Early Registration Rate (Through Sept. 1, 2022) Registration Rate (Starts Sept. 2, 2022)
Candidate $325 $425
Non-Member Candidate $350 $475
Member $925 $995
Non-Member $995 $1,095
Office Staff $925 $995

Note to Vascular Trainees: To register as a Vascular Trainee, including as a Vascular Resident or Vascular Fellow, you will need to become a candidate member of SVS in order to receive the discounted candidate rate for this workshop.  There is no application or fee, however, Vascular Trainees/Residents/Fellow should be added by their Program Coordinators, who will activate/confirm your membership with SVS. If this has not happened and you do not see the correct pricing, please email our membership department at: membership@vascularsociety.org

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Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road,
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone:1-847-692-3000
Reserve Online

Book before September 2, 2022 to receive the discounted rate of $119 per night (plus tax). You can book by clicking the "Reserve Online" link above or calling the hotel phone number. When booking your hotel stay, please reference “Group Code SV1” if asked.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to arrival

Inclusions: Complimentary hot breakfast served daily. Complimentary WIFI. Complimentary shuttle service to and from O’Hare airport. Complimentary parking includes unlimited in and out access.

What to do in Rosemont

The OLC at SVS Headquarters has a variety of resources to help attendees of different conferences and courses find places to eat, things to do and so much more. Please visit the links below to help make your experience in Rosemont, Illinois as enjoyable as possible: 

Amenities Overview
Area Map
Dining & Entertainment

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations for event must be submitted in writing via email to education@vascularsociety.org or via mail postmarked by August 19, 2022 to the address below.

Society for Vascular Surgery
Attention: Education Department
9400 W. Higgins Rd, Suite 315
Rosemont, IL 60018

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